LifeChanger of the Year Nominee Profile

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Lynn Harris

Position: Retiring Family / Consumer Sciences Teacher
School: Preston High School
School District: Preston Joint School District 201
City, State: Preston, ID

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Lynn Harris was nominated by a friend, Kaywin Cottle.

Ms. Harris is a rockstar teacher who has made a difference in many lives. She has been a classroom teacher, club advisor, university student teacher advisor, and dean. For more than a decade, she has led the Preston FCCLA Organization and advised state student officers.

Ms. Harris has written curriculum and standards that support programs around the state. Her school-to-work programs have not only given students the work readiness skills that they need, but have also supported many small town businesses through their partnerships.

Ms. Harris has written curriculum and taught classes in cooking, culinary skills, parenting, child development, sewing, fashion, design, teen living, adult living, and housing. She has worked hard to keep her curriculum current, cutting-edge, and relatable.

"Lynn's impact on the community is deep and wide spread," said Cottle. "She should be recognized for being a pillar of the educational community and a LifeChanger. Her dedication and commitment have been awe-inspiring."