Deadline nears to nominate teacher

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Time is running out to nominate a teacher for this year’s L’Observateur Teacher Appreciation Program.

L’Observateur is holding the program for a sixth year in an effort to show local teachers just how much they mean to the community, With the help of our advertisers, L’Observateur has contributed thousands of dollars to local teachers through this program, which is open to all teachers in public and private schools in the River Parishes.

If you would like to nominate a teacher, send us their name, the grade they teach, where they teach and a brief explanation of why you think that teacher should be considered. Please include your name and phone number for verification. Send all nominations via e-mail to, or mail to 116 Newspaper Drive, LaPlace, LA, 70068.

All nominated teachers will be recognized, and four will receive a monetary award to use in their classrooms.

The deadline to submit an entry is next Monday, Oct. 18.