LifeChanger of the Year Nominee Profile

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Susan Primm

Position: Retiring 11th and 12th Grade English Teacher
School: Joplin High School
School District: Joplin Schools
City, State: Joplin, MO

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Susan Primm was nominated by her principal, Stephen Gilbreth.

Mrs. Primm has been an English teacher at Joplin High School for 23 years. In that time, she has taught every grade level of English offered. When students write about teachers who have made a difference in their lives, Mrs. Primm's name is one that is always mentioned. She has had a positive influence on so many students. Changing a student's life for the better is the most rewarding aspect of teaching. Mrs. Primm has done this many times over. She does it in a quiet way, but makes such a difference for so many students. She will truly be missed at Joplin High School. Her legacy of being a positive difference-maker will stay with many students as they go through life. So many students will always remember the footprint Mrs. Primm left on their hearts.