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My Favorite Teacher 2021

WQAD News 8 is proud to partner with Blackhawk Bank & Trust and Bard Optical for this year’s My Favorite Teacher Contest. Nominate your favorite teacher today!
Credit: WQAD

Deadline for entry was February 14th.

WQAD News 8 is proud to partner with Blackhawk Bank & Trust and Bard Optical for this year’s My Favorite Teacher Contest.

This contest is open to all students (K-12) & active teachers within the WQAD News 8 viewing area.  Each entrant must submit an essay explaining who his/her favorite teacher is/was and why that particular educator is so outstanding.

All the entries will be judged by a panel of educators and representatives from our sponsors and five  “My Favorite Teachers” will be chosen.

The five winning teachers will be featured on Good Morning Quad Cities (4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.) and News 8 at 5P during April. 

Entry forms may be mailed to the following address:

My Favorite Teacher Contest
WQAD News 8
3003 Park 16th Street
Moline, IL   61265

To download an entry form, click here.

Entry begins Jan 1, 2021 and Deadline for entry is 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

Mailed entries must be postmarked by the end of the Contest Period (2/14/21) and received by mail no later than 5 p.m. CT on February 19, 2021.

For complete contest rules, click here.

Please note that online entries may submitted only by Students who are 13 or older.  If a student under the age of 13 wishes to enter online, the Student’s parent or legal guardian must submit the Student’s entry on behalf of the student. If the parent or legal guardian submits the entry, the Essay must nonetheless be entirely the work of the Student. 

NO INFORMATION MAY BE SUBMITTED ONLINE FROM ANYONE UNDER 13. ANYONE UNDER 13 WHO WISHES TO ENTER SHOULD ENTER BY MAIL OR HAVE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN SUBMIT THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM.