Crystal Hicks, Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary, March 2, 2017

Crystal Hicks teaches first grade at Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary in Nashville.

She’s been named teacher of the year for her school and her creativity helps students achieve.

Her kindness goes beyond the classroom, buying meals or clothing for students in need.

She’s even organized a father-daughter school dance.

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