United Family and Mrs Baird's Bread Announce May Teachers On The Rise Winners

Published 06/09 2014 08:37PM

Updated 06/09 2014 08:42PM

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) -- The United Family® and Mrs Baird’s Bread® today [Monday] announced the May recipients of the second annual Teachers On The Rise program. Since the launch in early September 2013, nominations have poured in from students in the South Plains explaining why their teacher(s) deserve this special recognition, and this trio of winners represents the final group of instructors to be honored for the 2013-2014 school year.

The three May winners include Donna Corbin of Bowie Elementary (Lubbock ISD), Donna Hillstrom of Lubbock-Cooper Middle School (Lubbock-Cooper ISD), and Christina Baca of Frenship High School (Frenship ISD).

“We are thrilled to recognize three more outstanding teachers this month for their fantastic service in our community,” said Shelby Crews, community relations manager for The United Family®. “It has been another great school year, and the Teachers On The Rise program provides an opportunity to remind all educators of the vital role they play in the lives of our youth.”

Winning teachers receive a $100 United Supermarkets/Market Street/Amigos gift card and a $100 VISA gift card. The student who nominated a winning teacher also receives a $50 VISA gift card.

The Teachers On The Rise Program will hold a banquet in June to recognize all the winners selected during the 2013-2014 school year.

Teachers On The Rise is also sponsored by the Texas Classroom Teachers Association, KAMC-TV, 102.5 KISS-FM, News Talk 790 KFYO. Follow the Teachers On The Rise Program throughout the school year, including the latest monthly winners on Mrs Baird’s and The United Family® Facebook pages: facebook.com/mrsbairds and facebook.com/unitedwesttexas.

(Press release from United Family)

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