Students and staff at North Eugene High School nominated June Blackwell for the Everyday Heroes Award, which is presented by the American Federation of Teachers.
Blackwell has worked at North Eugene High School for more than 10 years.
Students say she not only the custodian, but is greatly involved in many school activities like graduation, Project Hope, Project Give and the Scottish Festival.
Blackwell says she feels honored just to be nominated.
“It makes me feel pretty good that everybody likes me that much,” Blackwell said.
“If there’s one person that I can think of that’s the most hard working, dedicated, compassionate person, I know it’s June and I feel like she deserves it out of everyone,” said North Eugene High School senior Hunter Briggs.
Blackwell is the only nominee from Oregon. If you’d like to cast a vote for her, click here. Voting is open through April 20.