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WWAY News is proud to announce the fifth year of Teacher of the Week! This school year, Good Morning Carolina’s Randy Aldridge is hitting the classrooms once again to present deserving teachers with grants.

Each Tuesday of the school year tune into WWAY News at 6 p.m. to see if your teacher wins!

We’ll see you in school!

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Michael & Son Services is excited to join us this year to make sure teachers and students get the educational tools they need to excel in the classroom!

Teacher Of The Week - Entry Form

Fill out a brief nomination explaining why your teacher should be the Teacher of the Week and receive a grant in order to help with costs of classroom tools and educational necessities.

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Tell us why he/she should win teacher of the Week?

Rules and Guidelines

  • Teacher of the Week nominations will be accepted from the following public schools in the following counties: Brunswick, Bladen, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender.
  • Employees of WWAY, any co-sponsoring entities, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, and their immediate families or members of the same households of such individuals are not eligible.
  • Teachers can only be awarded “Teacher of the Week” once per fiscal year.
  • There is no limit to the number of nominations that one teacher can receive during the yearlong promotion for Teacher of the Week.
  • DATES of Giveaways: Tuesdays throughout the traditional school year.
  • The gift card to Staples that the Teacher of the Week receives MUST be spent on educational materials only.
  • Applications must be filled out in their entirety in order to be reviewed by the Teacher of the Week voting committee.
  • No purchase necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local regulations apply

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