Cypress, TX News – Willowbrook Mall Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Local Teachers

Cypress, TX News (February 28, 2014) – For the second year, Willowbrook Mall hosts Celebrate Teachers!, a campaign designed to recognize outstanding educators in the community. Beginning Thursday, March 13 through Monday, March 24, individuals are invited to visit Willowbrook Mall’s Facebook page ( and nominate a top-performing teacher.

Voting will take place on Facebook from Thursday, April 10 through Tuesday, April 22. The teacher with the most votes will receive a $500 mall gift card on National Teacher’s Day, Tuesday, May 6.

“So many of us have a teacher - or teachers – who have made a difference in our lives. Teachers impact students not only with teaching the fundamentals, but also with little kindnesses and everyday smiles. Celebrate Teachers! is a way that students and parents can reach out and say thanks for being a teacher. I hope everyone will take the time to nominate and show a teacher that you care,” says Diana Elkins, marketing manager at Willowbrook Mall.

Teachers can be nominated Thursday, March 13 through Monday, March 24. Anyone 13 or older can nominate a teacher who is a part-time or full-time, state-licensed teacher who works in a pre-k to 12th grade nonprofit school (public or private). The school must be located within 75 miles of Willowbrook Mall.

To nominate a teacher, the following information will be required: name of teacher; subject taught; name of school and town where school is located; and email address for the teacher. Additionally, the nomination must include a 100-word or fewer description of why this person is a top-notch teacher. The nominating person will be required to supply his/her name, age, email address and phone number.