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

Why Unsung Heroes?

Featured Post

26 Jul
Sergeant Stubby, the most decorated animal in American military history.

Families, four-legged friends, invited to celebrate a hero

(via The Fort Scott Tribune) The Lowell Milken Center will celebrate and share the story of Sergeant Stubby, who saved many lives while braving countless battles in WWI. More

Educator Insights

7 Jul
LMC Fellow Bill Smithyman's class attends their Unsung Hero project screening.

60 Powerful Tributes from Students to Unsung Heroes

LMC Fellow Bill Smithyman reflects on the impact of the Unsung Hero projects with a screening for family, friends, and the heroes themselves. 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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Discover the power to create positive change in the world through art. Our Student Art Competition for students in grades 6-12 has a grand prize of $7,500 and other cash prizes.
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