OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Kristin Chenoweth remembers her encouraging teachers who took notice of her talents.

Chenoweth’s school principal noticed her talents early on in her life and helped her gain experience. Another teacher encouraged her to attend Oklahoma City University.

While visiting OCU, Chenoweth noticed the student’s talent and decided to audition for another one of her influential educators.

Watch the above video for Kristin Chenoweth’s story about how her educators shaped her life.

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