LifeChanger of the Year Nominee Profile

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Sunta Harris

Position: English Teacher
School: Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School
School District: Prince George's County Public Schools
City, State: Upper Marlboro, MD

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Sunta Harris was nominated by an anonymous student.

Mrs. Harris exhibits professionalism and has a vast knowledge of the subjects she teaches. She looks for new, innovative ways to motivate her students continuously. Mrs. Harris goes the extra mile to encourage her students to take an interest in their studies and to understand the impact it will have on their futures. She gives special attention to students who need more help, but she never loses focus on her other pupils.

Mrs. Harris continues to show enthusiasm while teaching her skills and showing her love for her students. She often encourages her students to strive for more in their oral dissertations and informal writing. She wants them to stretch their imaginations and examine, investigate, analyze, and scrutinize their writing techniques.

Mrs. Harris provides tutoring for her students during lunch. She works on Saturdays preparing the students for upcoming tests that will impact their quest for higher education. Mrs. Harris also chairs various after-school programs, including, but not limited to, the Parent Teacher Association, Cheerleading, and Muse Machine.

"Mrs. Harris is a LifeChanger, and we should feel fortunate to have her teaching our children," said her nominator.

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