SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WMTV) Sun Prairie teacher, Sandra Kowalczyk was honored on Wednesday as she was named "LifeChanger of the Year."
Sandra Kowalczyk, a reading specialist at Sun Prairie Schools, was named one of this year's "LifeChanger of the Year Award."
"I'm a reading specialist and if I can get a reluctant reader excited about books, then its not short term, it's really something that's lasting," said Kowalczyk.
"LifeChanger of the Year" is an annual program recognizing K-12 educators and school employees across the country. According to the organization's website, the goal of the program is to celebrate "those who are making a significant difference in the lives of students by exemplifying excellence, positive influence and leadership."
Kowalczyk was one of more than 800 nominees and one of 16 award-winners. The awards are given by National Life Group.
Both Kowalczyk and the school will receive a financial price.
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