Support Your LifeChanger:

Schools, Districts and Colleagues

Posting a supportive comment on your LifeChanger’s profile is a great way to tell them how much they mean to you. The comments are taken into consideration by the selection committee when determining winners. Additionally, the LifeChanger Spirit Award will be given to the nominee whose community demonstrates the most support for his or her nomination.

You can also help us honor your LifeChanger on social media. Start by following LifeChanger of the Year on FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram, or scroll down for more ideas on how to support your LifeChanger. Be sure to use the hashtag #LCOY so we can see you showing your spirit!


Facebook

Post the nominee’s profile on your school or district Facebook page. Use #LCOY and share a story about your nominee and tell everyone why they are a LifeChanger. Include a link to the nominee’s profile and encourage the school community to leave a positive comment to support the nomination.

Twitter

Share your nominee’s profile by tweeting a link to it using #LCOY – include a message about how the nominee has had an impact on your school or district.

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Instagram

Take a picture with your nominee and post it on Instagram, or record a quick video of yourself telling us how much the nominee means to you and why! Make sure to use #LCOY and tag @LifeChangeroftheYear !


Extra Credit

Go above and beyond to support your LifeChanger! Here are some suggestions:

  • Create a Pinterest board showing off your LifeChanger and some of the awesome things they've done in their community.
  • Do you have a school announcement sign in the front of your campus? Show you’re proud of your LifeChanger by posting “Home of a LifeChanger Nominee!” on the sign.
  • Your school will be sent a poster once an educator is nominated, so make sure to put it in a visible place and use social media to show us its place of honor. You can also print and customize this poster template.
  • Why not create a LifeChanger board alongside the poster? Encourage students to stick notes on it to say what the LifeChanger means to them.
  • Recognize your LifeChanger at a school assembly, school committee meeting, or at halftime of school sporting events. Make sure to record it and send us the video via social media using #LCOY!
  • Plaster the halls with homemade posters and banners supporting your LifeChanger!
  • Customize our press release template to let local media know that there is a LifeChanger at your school or district.
  • Live stream a video of your LifeChanger receiving their nominee certificate or poster on Facebook Live or Periscope!
  • Upload our website buttons and banners to show LifeChanger spirit on your school or district website!
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper using our template. Tell them about your LifeChanger and the amazing things he or she is doing to positively impact students and the school community. You can also call a local reporter or tips line!
  • Announce your LifeChanger’s nomination in your school newsletter or newspaper using these templates.
  • Announce their nomination during morning announcements with our 25 second script!
  • Supporting your LifeChanger as a school means involving the students as well as the faculty. By holding a pep rally, you’re involving the entire school in a great show of spirit and community.
  • Make a LifeChanger t-shirt to show your support wherever you go!
  • Write a letter to members of your community.

Support Your LifeChanger:

Friends and Family

Posting a supportive comment on your LifeChanger’s profile is a great way to tell them how much they mean to you. The comments are taken into consideration by the selection committee when determining winners. Additionally, the LifeChanger Spirit Award will be given to the nominee whose community demonstrates the most support for his or her nomination.

You can also help us honor your LifeChanger on social media. Start by following LifeChanger of the Year on FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram, or scroll down for more ideas on how to support your LifeChanger. Be sure to use the hashtag #LCOY so we can see you showing your spirit!


Facebook

Share a story about your nominee with your friends and tell them why you think the nominee is a LifeChanger. Include a link to your nominee’s profile and encourage your friends to leave a comment to support the nomination.

Twitter

Share your nominee’s profile by tweeting a link to it using #LCOY – and include a message about what makes the nominee a LifeChanger.

Instagram

Take a picture with your nominee and post it on Instagram, or record a quick video of yourself telling us how much the nominee means to you and why! Make sure to use #LCOY and tag @LifeChangeroftheYear !


Extra Credit

Go above and beyond to support your LifeChanger! Here are some suggestions:

  • Create a Pinterest board showing off your LifeChanger and some of the awesome things they've done in their community.
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper using our template. Tell them about your nominee and the amazing things he or she is doing to positively impact students and the school community. Or call a local reporter or tips line!
  • Get in touch with your town administrator or other local community manager to discuss ways in which your town could support the nomination (on their website for example).
  • Share these social media templates with friends and family and encourage them to leave a comment on your LifeChanger’s profile and post on social media with #LCOY.
  • Are you active in community or town hall meetings? Speak up about LifeChanger of the Year and share your LifeChanger’s story!
  • Customize our poster template, print it, and post it on bulletin boards at local community centers and hubs. You can also post it electronically on your local Patch and other community forums.
  • Write a letter to members of your community using these templates.

 

Support Your LifeChanger:

Students and Parents of Students

Posting a supportive comment on your LifeChanger’s profile is a great way to tell them how much they mean to you. The comments are taken into consideration by the selection committee when determining winners. Additionally, the LifeChanger Spirit Award will be given to the nominee whose community demonstrates the most support for his or her nomination.

You can also help us honor your LifeChanger on social media. Start by following LifeChanger of the Year on FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram, or scroll down for more ideas on how to support your LifeChanger. Be sure to use the hashtag #LCOY so we can see you showing your spirit!


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Facebook

Share a story about your nominee with your friends and tell them why you think the nominee is a LifeChanger. Include a link to your nominee’s profile and encourage your friends to leave a comment to support the nomination.

Twitter

Share your nominee’s profile by tweeting a link to it using #LCOY – and include a message about what makes the nominee a LifeChanger.

Instagram

Take a picture with your nominee and post it on Instagram, or record a quick video of yourself telling us how much the nominee means to you and why! Make sure to use #LCOY and tag @LifeChangeroftheYear !


Extra Credit

Go above and beyond to support your LifeChanger! Here are some suggestions:

  • Create a Pinterest board showing off your LifeChanger and some of the awesome things they've done in their community.
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper using our template. Tell them about your LifeChanger and the amazing things they're doing to positively impact students and the school community. Or call a local reporter or tips line!
  • Get in touch with your town administrator or other local community manager to discuss ways in which your town could support the nomination (on their website, for example).
  • Share our social media templates with friends and family and encourage them to leave a comment on your LifeChanger’s profile and post on social media with #LCOY.
  • Are you active in community or town hall meetings? Speak up about LifeChanger of the Year and share your LifeChanger’s story!
  • Customize our poster template, print it and then post it on bulletin boards at local community centers and hubs. Post it electronically on your local Patch and other community forums.
  • Reach out to local businesses and elected officials to spread the word. We've created letters and email templates so you can get started.

Support Your LifeChanger:

Community Members

Posting a supportive comment on your LifeChanger’s profile is a great way to tell them how much they mean to you. The comments are taken into consideration by the selection committee when determining winners. Additionally, the LifeChanger Spirit Award will be given to the nominee whose community demonstrates the most support for his or her nomination.

You can also help us honor your LifeChanger on social media. Start by following LifeChanger of the Year on FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram, or scroll down for more ideas on how to support your LifeChanger. Be sure to use the hashtag #LCOY so we can see you showing your spirit!


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Facebook

Share a story about your nominee with your friends and tell them why you think the nominee is a LifeChanger. Include a link to your nominee’s profile and encourage your friends to leave a comment to support the nomination.

Twitter

Share your nominee’s profile by tweeting a link to it using #LCOY – and include a message about what makes the nominee a LifeChanger.

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Instagram

Take a picture with your nominee and post it on Instagram, or record a quick video of yourself telling us how much the nominee means to you and why! Make sure to use #LCOY and tag @LifeChangeroftheYear !


Extra Credit

Go above and beyond to support your LifeChanger! Here are some suggestions:

  • Create a Pinterest board showing off your LifeChanger and some of the awesome things they've done in their community.
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper using our template. Tell them about your LifeChanger and the amazing things they're doing to positively impact students and the school community. Or call a local reporter or tips line!
  • Get in touch with your town administrator or other local community manager to discuss ways in which your town could support the nomination (on their website for example).
  • Share our social media templates with friends and family and encourage them to leave a comment on your LifeChanger’s profile and post on social media with #LCOY.
  • Are you active in community or town hall meetings? Speak up about LifeChanger of the Year and share your LifeChanger’s story!
  • Customize our poster template, print it, and post your finished poster on bulletin boards at local community centers and hubs. You can also post it electronically on  your local Patch and other community forums.
  • Reach out to local businesses and elected officials to spread the word. We've created letters and email templates so you can get started.

Templates

Want to support your LifeChanger, but don't know where to start? We've created templates for everything from website buttons to customizable posters.

Written Templates

From social media to op-eds in your local paper, there's nothing better than using the written word to rally others behind your LifeChanger. Use one of these templates to get started.

Web Graphics

Are you responsible for managing your school or district's website? Download these button and banner templates and upload them to your website to show your LifeChanger spirit.

Letter Templates

Write a letter to your a member of your community telling them how much your LifeChanger's nomination means to you. Choose one of the buttons below to download to get started.

Email Templates

If you prefer to send emails over hard copy letters, we've got you covered. Select one of the templates below to send an email to a member of your community.