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Thank a Teacher Artwork Contest

posted Dec 12, 2017, 9:02 AM by Jude Raffeinner

All Students are encouraged to share their artwork.

Each year, the Virginia Lottery encourages students, parents and the general public to send thank-you notes to Virginia’s deserving public school teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week. In its first two years, Virginians distributed more than 70,000 thank-you notes as part of the Thank a Teacher campaign.

This year, we’re looking for three student artists to have their artwork featured on thousands of thank-you notes distributed across the state as part of our inaugural Thank a Teacher Art Contest. The contest is open to K-12 students enrolled in one of Virginia’s public schools, and one top-prize winner will be selected from each level: elementary school, middle school and high school. The three winners will not only get to see their artwork featured on the 2018 thank-you notes, they’ll also receive a $150 gift card and win $1,000 for their school’s art department.

Submissions will be accepted January 2 – February 2, 2018. For more information about the Thank a Teacher Art Contest including official rules, eligibility and entry requirements, visit www.ThankaTeacherVA.com.

And, keep an eye out for more information about our Thank a Teacher campaign returning for National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 7 – 11.

Thank a teacher flyer from VA lottery