AMERICAN PAPER & TWINE CO. ANNOUNCES THE TEACHER OF THE WEEK FOR WEEK SEVEN OF THE 2015 TITANS SEASON
OCTOBER 19, 2015 (Nashville, TN) - American Paper & Twine Co., Titans Radio and Georgia-Pacific Communication Papers announced Mrs. Lynn Burch from Fannin County High School, in Blue Ridge, Georgia, was selected as Teacher of the Week for week seven of the Tennessee Titans 2015 football season.
“We know the Tennessee Titans have a lot of fans throughout the Southeast, and we couldn’t be more pleased to select Mrs. Burch as our first Teacher of the Week from the state of Georgia,” said Ruth Elliott, Marketing Director at American Paper & Twine. “It is such a pleasure to be able to honor tremendous teachers who work hard to see students succeed in the classroom and beyond.”
Mrs. Burch was nominated by co-worker Denise Messer who said, “Mrs. Burch has worked for the Fannin County School System for 23 years as a Family and Consumer Science teacher. She goes above and beyond her teaching duties to help the students in our school system. She works for us during the day, and works as graduation coach for night school. She truly wants to see each student succeed in school, so they can make it in life.”
Denise continued, “She is passionate about learning, teaching and preparing students for a successful future. The knowledge, compassion and motivation demonstrated by Mrs. Burch are true characteristics of an effective teacher and these characteristics are passed on to her students and others.”
Each home game during the Titans’ season, submissions are reviewed to find exceptional teachers. The winning teachers receive a gift basket full of supplies for their classroom and two tickets to see a Tennessee Titans home game. A new winner is announced for every Tennessee Titans home game and at the end of the season a ‘Teacher of the Year’ is selected from the Teacher of the Week winners. This deserving teacher will receive an award, a deluxe gift basket of school supplies and tickets to the December 27th game vs. the Houston Texans.
How to nominate a teacher
To nominate a teacher you would like to honor, visit www.ShopAPT.com/Teacher,
and tell us why your favorite teacher deserves to be recognized. There is no limit to the number of entries a teacher can receive, so encourage your family and friends to submit an entry.
About American Paper & Twine Co.
American Paper & Twine Co. was founded in 1926 and is a leading distributor in several business sectors including: janitorial, packaging, disposable food service and office products. American Paper & Twine Co. has nearly 300 employees and operates seven (7) full-service distribution centers throughout the Southeast: Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Little Rock, Atlanta and Florence, AL. American Paper & Twine Co. is also the Official Supplier of the Tennessee Titans.