unsung hero (n) : one who created positive change in history by improving the lives of others, and has yet to be recognized for his or her actions

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20 May

LMC Fellow Anthony Petrelis to Shave Head for Kids with Cancer

In honor of a student who passed away a couple of years ago, LMC Fellow Anthony Petrelis is participating in the 5th Annual Buzz-Off in Foxboro, MA, to raise money for children with cancer. more

Latest Discoveries

24 Apr

Virginia Apgar

Virginia Apgar developed the A.P.G.A.R. score, which determines a baby’s health one and five minutes after birth and has saved millions of babies lives. more
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Through our unique project-based learning approach, we collaborate with students, educators and parents to discover, develop and communicate Unsung Heroes stories.
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Have you or your team brought an Unsung Hero to light? Our Discovery Award recognizes outstanding student projects in various formats with prizes up to $10,000.
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