FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: United Supermarkets & Mrs Baird’s Bread honor three Lubbock area teachers as Teachers on the Rise for March

United Supermarkets & Mrs Baird’s Bread honor three Lubbock area teachers as

Teachers on the Rise for March

LUBBOCK, Texas — The United Family and Mrs Baird’s Bread® announced the March winners of the twelfth annual Teachers On The Rise program. Since the program launched at the beginning of the school year, nominations have poured in from students and families across the South Plains, explaining how their teacher(s) go above and beyond the call of duty and why they deserve special recognition.

Congratulations to our winners: Larry Polk of Centennial Elementary School (Lubbock ISD), Jessica Sparks of Laura Bush Middle School (LCISD), and Edwin Wuthrich of Lubbock Cooper High School (LCISD).

“We are thrilled for this round of winners,” said Abie Rampy, director of public relations for The United Family. “Teachers serve a vital purpose in our communities and deserve recognition. With just two more months left in the school year, we encourage students to nominate their favorite teachers every month!”

“We know there are many teachers in our classrooms who deserve recognition, and we look forward to receiving many more nominations this spring,” said Shane Sumrow, the director of Teachers On The Rise. “We only have two more months left in the school year to nominate teachers, so we encourage students and families to get their nominations soon.”

Winning teachers receive a $100 United Supermarkets gift card, lunch for two at the Texas Tech Club, and a gift box full of Mrs Baird’s goodies. Students who nominate a winning teacher also receive a $50 American Express gift card. Teachers On The Rise is sponsored by the Texas Tech Club.

To nominate a teacher from your school, visit www.MrsBTeacher.com.  Follow the Teachers On The Rise Program throughout the school year, including the latest monthly winners on their social media pages:

Instagram@LUBBTOTR / Facebook@LubbockTeachersOnTheRise / Twitter@LubbockTOTR

Mrs Baird’s and The United Family® Facebook pages: 

www.facebook.com/mrsbairds and www.facebook.com/unitedwesttexas.

Media Contacts:

Joey Marcades                                                                       Emma Spoon

Communications Manager                                                   Communications Specialist

O: 806.791.8196                                                                     O: 806.796.7913

C: 806.281.8078                                                                      C: 806.543.7900

jmarcades@unitedtexas.com                                              espoon@unitedtexas.com  

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