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Congratulations to Teacher Wish List Giveaway Winners
Posted by: Kate White on 09/28/2016 12:00 AM EDT
Thank you for dreaming big with SignUpGenius to honor deserving educators this back-to-school season. We appreciate the passion behind all of the teacher nominations submitted in our $5,000 Teacher Wish List Giveaway.
Each of our 10 winning teachers, selected at random, will receive $500 to stock their classroom this school year. Please join us in congratulating our winners:
“I nominated [Dawn Minkoff] because of her insatiable appetite for learning and teaching in creative and engaging ways. I know she spends hundreds of dollars purchasing supplies that will offer more opportunities to become their best selves. She is kind, tenacious and absolutely lovable!!”
– nominated by Beth P.
Sue Ann Headley
“I nominated Mr. Lawson because he is AWESOME! I say that because not only is he a great teacher, he is truly a great person. … He is very involved at Burr Elementary — runs the chess club, built the school garden with help from students and parents, helps with the run, walk, jog club after school, loves doing science experiments…”
– nominated by Carly H.
“Mr. Rubin is an amazing teacher! He cares deeply about the success of each and every one of his students. … I'm sure he'll use his prize money on his students, rather than himself, because that's just what he does.”
– nominated by Annette R.
The praise poured out about our winners was amazing to hear. We appreciate all of our educators who are making a difference this school year. Congratulations again to all of our winners, and thank you to everyone who entered!
Posted by Dawn Minkoff on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 5:53 PM EDT
I am completely blown away by this nomination and believe that what I do is for no other reason than my love for instilling passion for learning in any way possible. My students are a big part of the highlights of my day and I am thankful everyday that I truly love my job as a teacher.
Posted by Alice Somers on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:53 PM EDT
I am so honored to have been nominated for this award and thrilled to receive it! I appreciate companies like Sign Up Genius, and parents like Susy Todd, who support and reward teachers. It is a difficult but extremely rewarding job!
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