Virginia Lottery celebrating academics with “Thank a Instructor” marketing campaign

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – The Virginia Lottery introduced Tuesday it is going to launch its yearly “Thank a Instructor” marketing campaign in partnership with The Provide Room and the Virginia PTA.

Virginians are inspired to ship thanks playing cards to Okay-12 public faculty academics throughout Nationwide Instructor Appreciation week, which takes place Could 2-6.

Lecturers who obtain a thank-you observe can enter a drawing for an opportunity to win a Virginia trip from the Virginia Lottery and $2,500 in provides for his or her faculty from The Provide Room. 4 academics shall be chosen.

The paintings on the thank-you notes was designed by three public faculty college students. The designs had been submitted in a statewide competitors and the winners chosen by a gaggle of artwork educators and group members. The three winners, one every from elementary, center and highschool, are:

  • Nitha Nithin, a 4th grader at Coventry Elementary Faculty in Yorktown.
  • Jocelyn Turman, a seventh grader at Edward Drew Center Faculty in Stafford County.
  • Giello Albert Capate, a senior at Appomattox Regional Governor’s Faculty in Petersburg.

“Up to now, we’ve got awarded two academics with this prize every year. We’re so excited to have the ability to double the quantity of academics that may win this yr, due to our companions at The Provide Room, IGT and NeoPollard Interactive,” mentioned Appearing Government Director, Kelly Gee. “Everybody on the Virginia Lottery takes nice delight in our position of supporting schooling, with all Lottery income going to Okay-12 public faculties. Thank a Instructor is a good alternative to rejoice these academics who’re making such an enormous distinction day-after-day.”

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