Ford named National Spirit Award Winner – Alexander City Outlook

We surprised Dana Ford at her school on Monday to let her know that she had received the 2015-2016 LifeChanger Spirit Award! The Alexander City Outlook spoke with Mrs. Ford after the event – here’s what she had to say! “I think I am still in shock,” Ford said. “I never thought I would get […]

OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers – Mitchell Daily Republic

National Grand Prize winner Shane Thill was featured for the fourth time in Mitchell Daily Republic! This time, it was as part of the paper’s “Hisses and Cheers” column. We’re sure you could guess that Shane Thill got some Cheers – here’s a sneak peek! CHEERS to Mitchell’s Shane Thill. The director of Second Chance […]

Filmmaker from Mitchell credits Thill for success – Mitchell Daily Republic

Los Angeles filmmaker Johnny Brookbank, who also happens to be a former student of this year’s Grand Prize winner, Shane Thill, was interviewed by the Mitchell Daily Republic! Brookbank spoke about how Mr. Thill gave him a second chance at education and helped him graduate high school: “As an adult, you get into these conversations […]

Mitchell educator wins national award – 92.1 KORN

92.1 KORN gave a shout out to their local LCOY nominee and this year’s Grand Prize winner, Shane Thill! Thill established a high school level Rotary Club, called ‘Interact,’ and has coordinated with local businesses and organizations in the community to obtain scholarship applications, volunteer opportunities and work experience options for students.  He has been known […]