Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaway Winners

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Thank you so much to everyone who submitted nominations to our Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaway! We’ll be updating this post throughout the week with our daily winners so check back to see if we pick your nominee!

Friday, May 10th winners

Tami Tucker

Grade: K – 6th Art
School: Conner Creek Academy East
Location: Roseville, MI
Nominated because:

Tami is constantly finding fun new ways to incorporate technology into her art lessons. She loves her students and brings a great passion for art to them all. She was my ‘mentee’ and colleague and is in need of some much deserved recognition.

Lorin Haas

Grade: 3rd
School: Meadowbrook Elementary
Location: Novi, MI
Nominated because:

She truly cares about her students and wants each of them to live up to their full potential.


Thursday, May 9th winners

Amanda Salmon

Grade: 1st
School: Delta Center Elementary
Location: Grand Ledge, MI
Nominated because:

Mrs. Salmon goes above and beyond in her teaching – she genuinely cares about her students and is always looking out for their best interest.

Robert Richards

Grade: 9th – 12th
School: Stockbridge High
Location: Stockbridge, MI
Nominated for:

The Stockbridge Advanced Underwater Robotics Team/Class and their Expeditions to Palau with the BentProp Project searching for missing airmen from World War II.


Wednesday, May 8th winners

Melissa Talbot

Grade: 7th
School: Maysville Middle
Location: Zanesville, OH
Nominated because:

She puts her students first every day. She is motivational and caring. Mrs. Talbot has even taken in two students who needed help.

Meg Archer

Grade: 5th
School: Petrova Elementary
Location: Saranac Lake, NY
Nominated because:

Meg gets to know each of her students as individuals.  She sees WAY beyond standardized tests and sees the whole child.  Meg is creative and always looking for ways to “mix it up” ~ that’s why I know she’d LOVE this prize.  Besides, she’s the best 5th grade teacher EVER!!!


Tuesday, May 7th winners

Tracey Morris

Grade: 10th
School: Byron Center High
Location: Byron Center, MI
Nominated for being an:

Awesome new teacher ready and willing to change the way she teaches and incorporating technology into it.

Linda Martin-Seng

Grade: 6th
School: Geisler Middle
Location: Commerce Township, MI
Nominated for:

Poetry Slam type project!  Students wrote free style poetry and performed for our classes!  They were amazing!  The quality of poetry was outstanding.  They took the project very seriously and wrote about some very deep topics!  This was above and beyond their regular curriculum of learning about non-fiction text features, yet they all completed the work, and illlustrated their poetry, and they all presented for us!  We will perform for parents in a few weeks, with a poetry reading evening!


Monday, May 6th winners

Tom Hopper

Grade: 7/8
School: Chippewa Middle
Location: Okemos, MI
Nominated for:

Learning new software and doing his best to share.

Jerry Goar

Grade: 7th
School: Auburndale Intermediate
Location: Corona, CA
Nominated because:

He’s really nice and I like how he teaches :)


Winners of the drawings will receive

  • $50 Amazon.com gift card
  • Snagit & Camtasia software (PC or Mac)
  • USB headset microphone
  • TechSmith swag

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