Winners from Ohio

2022 Winners

Paden Stewart

Paden Stewart

Belmont-Harrison Vocational School District
St. Clairsville, OH

Paden works at the Harrison Career Center where he teaches mathematics. He shows up every day and is always willing to help students. He shows up every day and...

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Elaine Niehauser

Elaine Niehauser

Gilbert A. Dater High School
Cincinnati, OH

Elaine Niehauser is pure joy both in and out of the classroom. An Intervention Specialist, Elaine leads a classroom of high school students with moderate to...

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Jacquelyn McDonnell

Jacquelyn McDonnell

Norton Middle School
Norton, OH

Mrs. McDonnell has devoted her career to helping students believe in themselves and achieve their dreams. She taught for 12 years and is now a middle school...

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Janine Zampini

Janine Zampini

WIlloughby Eastlake School of Innovation
Willoughby Hills, OH

This is my mom and my former sixth grade teacher. She is an inspiration to all of her students, but most importantly me. My mom is always there helping out all...

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Melissa Foster

Melissa Foster

Aurora High School
Aurora, OH

Mrs. Foster was my Spanish teacher during my freshmen year of high school. I was privileged enough to have her again my senior year for a Service Learning...

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Stacey Vore

Stacey Vore

Lorain High School
Lorain, OH

Stacey has been teaching Math and college math for over 30 years at Lorain High School, which is a inner city urban school. Ninety percent are on free lunch....

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2021 Winners

Jenny Miltner

Jenny Miltner

Dublin Coffman High School
Dublin, OH

Miss Miltner loves teaching and she especially loves teaching her kids (as she calls us). This year was hard on all of our teachers and they all did an amazing...

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Jared Cox

Jared Cox

Wynford Local Schools
Bucyrus, OH

Mr. Cox is a middle school social studies teacher at Wynford Local Schools in Bucyrus Ohio. He has a passion for teaching diversity and modeling to his...

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Steve Kucinski

Steve Kucinski

Dublin Coffman High School
Dublin, OH

Dr. Steve Kucinski has a collection of notes he's saved from decades of former high school English students. He re-reads and cherishes them like priceless...

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2019 Winners

No winners from Ohio