Champions for Children

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Smile Network’s Champions for Children is a network of local teachers, students, schools and community members who work cooperatively to make a difference in the life of child born with facial deformities such as a cleft lip and/or palate.

Volunteers commit to organizing or participating in a fundraising campaign or event that engages youth with the goal of funding life-altering reconstructive surgeries for children around the world.

Benilde St. Margaret

St. Louis Park, MN

Teachers & Coordinators

Jean Hromatka Nightingale

Breck Middle School

Minneapolis, MN

Teachers & Coordinators

Katy McCormick Pearson

Angie Kritta

Delano Middle School

Delano, MN

Parent & Coordinator

Pamela Smilth

Discovery Middle School

Alexandria, MN

Teacher & Coordinator

Corey Halstead

L’Etoile du Nord

French Immersion Program

St. Paul, MN

Teacher & Coordinator

Mme Jennifer Lacey

New Prague Middle School

New Prague, MN

Teacher & Sponsor

Ron & Joan Gunderson

New Prague Intermediate School

New Prague, MN

Teacher & Coordinator

Diana Valentini

Olson Middle School &

Ridgeview Elementary

Bloomington, MN


Sandra Lynch

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School

Brooklyn Park, MN


Mary Lenartz

Wesley United Methodist Church

Hibbing, MN

South West High School

Minneapolis, MN

Student Council

Club Members
Club Members

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