Cynthia Hopkins was nominated by Michelle Wells, a member of the community.
Ms. Hopkins brings robotics and STEAM projects to socially disadvantaged students. She is a teacher-leader. She works to write her school's science curriculum every summer. Ms. Hopkins teaches a low incidence disability program at a local college, and she also runs a teacher leadership program with her school's union. This woman never stops pushing her students to do great, and she never stops pushing herself to be a better teacher.