ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – The Virginia Lottery introduced Tuesday it can 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 lecturers throughout Nationwide Instructor Appreciation week, which takes place Could 2-6.
Academics 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 lecturers will likely 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 College in Yorktown.
- Jocelyn Turman, a seventh grader at Edward Drew Center College in Stafford County.
- Giello Albert Capate, a senior at Appomattox Regional Governor’s College in Petersburg.
“Previously, we have now awarded two lecturers with this prize annually. We’re so excited to have the ability to double the quantity of lecturers that can win this yr, due to our companions at The Provide Room, IGT and NeoPollard Interactive,” mentioned Appearing Govt Director, Kelly Gee. “Everybody on the Virginia Lottery takes nice satisfaction in our function of supporting schooling, with all Lottery income going to Okay-12 public colleges. Thank a Instructor is a good alternative to rejoice these lecturers who’re making such a giant distinction on daily basis.”
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