Position: Credit Acquisition Through Technology Teacher School: Marion Park Alternative School
School District: Meridian Public School District
City, State: Meridian, Mississippi
About the Nominee: Lori Gatlin was nominated by her principal, Theresa Chisolm.
Lori Gatlin works with extremely high risk students who have fallen behind their peers for various reasons. She completes a plan for each student to meet them where they are and helps them be successful - most for the first time. Ms. Gatlin goes above and beyond her responsibilities in serving her students. She brings in food and helps them with job applications, finding childcare and other various life needs. She is an inspiration to her students and her colleagues!