Position: Head Start Teacher
School: Prestonsburg Elementary School
School District: Floyd County Schools
City, State: Prestonsburg, Kentucky
About the Nominee: Diana Ratliff, also known as "Ms. Diana," always puts students first! She greets them with a smile when they walk into the school. Students love her and get excited as soon as they see her. Ms. Diana is always asking parents if there is anything she can help them with. Her nominator, who wishes to remain anonymous, states that Ms. Ratliff bought clothes for their child when they couldn't afford them and never asked for anything in return. Their child had been in the Head Start program for 2 years. Ms. Ratliff encouraged her nominator to go back school and work on their degree. She encouraged her nominator and their child to never give up and made them feel like they could accomplish anything that life throws at them. Ms. Diana is a LifeChanger to her students and their parents because she makes them feel like they are somebody. Her nominator feels that she is their family's hero!