March 14, 2023
Leah Carper will never forget the shame and embarrassment she felt when a high schooler called her out for not being able to afford a school meal. But she was rescued by a caring school nutrition professional and she will never forget that act of kindness. Hear her story and learn why she believes school meals for all are important.
High Point native Leah Carper is an English teacher at Northern Guilford High School in Guilford County and the 2022 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year.