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'My Favorite Teacher' Contest Now Accepting Entries

The winner will be up for a regional award.

Former Superintendent Dr. Peter Kurzberg presenting the award last year to winner Daniel Morris, a senior at BHS.
Former Superintendent Dr. Peter Kurzberg presenting the award last year to winner Daniel Morris, a senior at BHS.

Barnes & Noble, Braintree, is now accepting entries from local middle and high school students the 2014 “Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest.” 

This essay writing contest provides middle and high school students with the opportunity to tell their communities how much they appreciate their teachers.  

Middle and high school students can nominate their teacher by writing essays, poems or thank you letters that share how their teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire their teacher. 

Entries will be judged on the compelling nature of the teacher’s qualities, the sincerity of the student’s appreciation and the quality of expression and writing. 

The essay deadline is March 1, 2014. 

Students who want to participate should submit their essay or poem at in person or by mail (attention: “My Favorite Teacher” Contest) at the store location, 150 Granite Street, Braintree, MA 02184 by March 1, 2014.

Complete details and entry forms can also be found at:

www.bn.com/myfavoriteteacher.

The winning local essay will be entered into the regional contest.  Each regional winner will receive a NOOK and a $500 Barnes & Noble Gift Card.  From the pool of regional winners, Barnes & Noble will name one teacher the Barnes & Noble National Teacher of the Year.  The National winning teacher will receive $5,000 and the title of “My Favorite Teacher.” 

The local winner will be recognized at a special community celebration in April 2014 at Barnes & Noble, Braintree.  The student who wins the local essay contest will be awarded a $25.00 Barnes & Noble Gift Card.

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