Gilbert Lanathoua

Position: French Teacher

School: Chino Hills High School

School District: Chino Valley Unified School District

City, State: Chino Hills, California

About the Nominee: Gilbert Lanathoua has changed so many lives throughout his life! He's not only a teacher, but a friend to all. He is always there if his students or colleagues need advice, no matter what the situation is. When you enter his classroom, you step into a portal to the other side of the world. On many occasions, his former students come in and tell him that he changed their life. He creates a fun classroom that everyone is excited to enter. Anyone who has had him as a teacher will tell you that he has changed their life!