Richard Brown

Position: Assistant Principal, Eighth Grade

School: Howell L. Watkins Middle School

School District: Palm Beach Schools

City, State: Palm Beach Gardens , Florida

About the Nominee: Richard Brown has been changing lives for years. He shares his story with his students about how he grew up without his father in the house. This reaches many of his past and present students because they live in similar circumstances. He volunteers as a coach, speaks at many engagements for students and has a mentoring group at his school. He also started an initiative to help get fathers more involved in their students' lives. Mr. Brown does so much more that it's difficult to put it all into words. He is truly a LifeChanger in his community!