12th Annual Tribute to Teachers Set to Honor 32 Area Educators

Written by Michael Castellon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: March 23, 2006
CONTACT: Michael Castellon, m.castellon@ttu.edu

LUBBOCK – Thirty-two educators will be honored this year for their accomplishments in the classroom and their dedication to education at the 12th Annual Tribute to Teachers. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Texas Tech McInturff Conference Center.

The event, which is sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank, is hosted by the Texas Tech College of Education. Businesses and individuals have made donations to the College of Education in honor of these recipients.

Each teacher/educator will be individually spotlighted with a personal tribute and video presentation.

Almost 500 teachers have been spotlighted over the years at Tribute to Teachers. Awards will be presented by College of Education Dean Sheryl Santos and James Cummings, President of Wells Fargo Bank of Lubbock.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling 806-742-1998, ext. 453.

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CONTACT: Karen Jacobsen, director of external relations, Texas Tech University College of Education, (806) 742-1998, ext. 435, karen.jacobsen@ttu.edu