For Immediate Release:
April 26, 2021
State Treasurer’s Office Recognizing Teacher Appreciation Day with a $10,000 Giveaway
TOPEKA--Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Rogers today unveiled a giveaway promotion to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week, which runs May 3-7. The office is giving away a total of ten, $1,000 awards starting Monday, May 3. Beginning today, people are invited to nominate a Kansas teacher using this online form, who will then be entered to win one of the ten awards.
“Kansas teachers have worked tirelessly to overcome the countless challenges they have encountered over the past year, and I thought they deserved a little extra recognition this National Teacher Appreciation Week," said Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Rogers. "I'm excited to have this opportunity to give back to those who give up so much for the sake of our children and grandchildren."
The nomination process starts today, April 26, upon publication of this release. Individuals may submit nominations until 12:00 p.m. (noon), Friday, April 30, to nominate a Kansas teacher using the online form published on social media and our website. We will announce two winners each day starting May 3, 2021. Winners will be chosen at random. Limit one entry per person. Duplicate entries will be deleted. No purchases are necessary. No taxpayer dollars are contributing to this award fund. The awards will be paid through the State Treasurer’s Office's partnership with Learning Quest 529 Savings Plans. Winners will have a choice to receive a scholarship or a contribution to a new or existing 529 Savings Plan.