OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Former news anchor and Miss America winner, Jane Jayroe, remembers the English teacher who taught her something special.

Jayroe grew up with both of her parents as educators, but beyond her parents, she remembers the teacher who taught her the creativity of writing.

Jayroe’s high school English teacher taught her what it means to be creative and how important it is to think for herself.

Watch the above video for Jane Jayroe’s story about how her English teacher shaped her life.

‘ShapED My Life’ is sponsored by True Sky Credit Union and the Oklahoma Department of Education.