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B&N Seeks Kids’ Nominations for My Favorite Teacher Contest

Middle school and high school students can nominate their teacher the My Favorite Teacher Contest at Barnes & Noble.

Follow this link for the entry form and official rules. To enter, kids can compose essays, poems or letters revealing “how their teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire their teacher.”

Teachers can take the entries to their local Barnes & Noble, where judges will look at “the compelling nature of the teacher’s qualities, the sincerity of the student’s appreciation and the quality of expression and writing.”

Any teacher from first grade through twelfth grade can be nominated,  and the contest includes for a variety of prizes for local and regional winners. Check it out:

The winning teacher from each store will be entered into the regional contest.  Each regional winner will receive 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 winning teacher will receive $5,000 and the title of “Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher of the Year.”  The winner will be recognized at a special community celebration at their local Barnes & Noble store, and the winning teacher’s school will receive $5,000.

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