Position: Secretary/Parent Coordinator
School: Roosevelt Elementary School
School District: Port Huron Area School District
City, State: Port Huron, Michigan
About the Nominee: Rayna Palmer was nominated by her principal, Chris Johnson. Throughout his 20 year career as an educator, Mr. Johnson has had the opportunity to work with many exceptional people. These people have demonstrated a true passion for students and education. Ms. Palmer, without a doubt, is at the top of his list of dedicated professionals who make a difference. As Roosevelt Elementary's secretary and parent coordinator, Ms. Palmer is the face of her school. She is not only a fixture within her school and district, but a leader within the community, as well. Ms. Palmer goes above and beyond the call of duty and provides learning opportunities to parents. She finds resources for struggling families and takes the lead on community outreach, such as providing holiday gifts and meals for her school's neediest of families. Ms. Palmer does all this with a smile on her face and without asking or expecting anything in return. Her passion for the students and families in her community is contagious and radiates throughout her school. Ms. Palmer is most definitely a LifeChanger!