Congratulations to Teacher Wish List Giveaway Winners

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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: 

Courtney Irvan
Schultz Elementary, Klein, TX 

Dawn Minkoff
Overland Trail Elementary, Overland Park, KS 

“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. 

Alice Somers
Richland Elementary, Memphis, TN 

Sue Ann Headley
Jefferson-Morgan Elementary, Jefferson, PA 

Amy Smith
Centennial Elementary, Edmond, Oklahoma 

Robert Lawson
Burr Elementary, Sterling Heights, MI           

“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. 

Stephanie Williams
Hillsboro High School, Hillsboro, MO 

Larry Kilroy
Brookfield School, Brockton, MA 

Katie Taylor
Wainwright Elementary, Houston TX 

Jason Rubin
Wings Park Elementary, Oelwein, IA 

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“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!