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

15 Sep

$14,500 in Cash Prizes Given in International Discovery Award Competition

Check out all the outstanding winning projects from the 2016 LMC Discovery Award Competition. More

Educator Insights

26 Sep
Students in LMC Fellow Kerin Motsinger's class take the lead on researching their Unsung Heroes.

Taking a Chance on Project-Based Learning

Find out how project-based learning and the Discovery Award contest surprised Lowell Milken Center Fellow Kerin Motsinger. More
Become a Hero

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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.

Share Your Story

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.
Kids hold "Discover" "Create" "Change" signs

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