Stephanie Burgoon with Snickers the porcupine
STEPHANIE BURGOON OR "Ms. B" saw the hydroponic equipment confiscated from a drug bust in her small town of Whittier, Alaska as an opportunity to help one of her struggling students grow into something beautiful. A teacher at the Whittier Community School, she asked for the equipment, got it, then helped student Joey Lipscomb on his way to growing healthy foods that the whole town now enjoys.
KTD host Shana Sheehy has this installment in our Power of One series, highlighting those who make a big difference in the lives of kids.
Do you know of someone who is making a big difference in the lives of Alaska's kids? If so, nominate them for a Power of One profile on Kids These Days! by writing to us.