RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) –
Super Teachers across Virginia have a chance to win $4,000 in cash and supplies through a Virginia Lottery contest.
The nomination phase of the Super Teacher Awards is open now through Feb. 13.
“The Super Teacher Awards are a great way for the Lottery to reaffirm our commitment to Virginia’s K-12 public schools,” said Paula Otto, Executive Director of the Virginia Lottery. “It gives us an opportunity to show Virginians that we’re game for education, and it also gives our communities a unique opportunity to show their appreciation of their local teachers.”
Fifty-six teachers have been honored in the past seven years of the contest and more than $200,000 in prizes have been given out. The eight winners of the 2015 awards will each winning $2,000 from the Virginia Lottery and $2,000 in classroom supplies from The Supply Room Companies. The Virginia PTA also partners in the awards.
Winners will be announced online in the spring.
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