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“Teacher of the Year” Kathy Nimmer visits Central Catholic

“Teacher of the Year” Kathy Nimmer visits Central Catholic

Kathy Nimmer is an award-winning teacher, author and motivational speaker who has been teaching at Harrison High School in the Tippecanoe School Corporation since 1992. She is the 2015 Indiana Teacher of the Year and a finalist for the 2015 National Teacher of the Year. Nimmer received the Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest civilian honor in Indiana, and was named a “2015 Woman of Distinction” by YWCA Greater Lafayette.


Kathy talked to our students about five things learning, laughing, loving, loss, and living.  Kathy talked to the students about how these things helped her through the struggles of going blind as a young child.  She told the students about the wonderful gifts God gives each of us and that learning, laughing, loving, losing, and living have helped her become the person she is today.  It was a wonderful message for our students!


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