TVOKids and Students across Ontario select Best Teacher Ever

TORONTO, June 18 /CNW/ - With the help of students across Ontario, TVOKids has selected the winners in the 2010 TVOKids Best Teacher Ever Contest in partnership with City Parent.

The contest opened on May 3 and received 9,938 entries at the close of the contest on June 16. It invited kids to write to TVOKids describing, in as few or as many words as they wish, what makes their teacher so special.

In a random draw, winners from three categories were selected from all the entries. The three teachers selected in the draw each won a personal laptop computer and a pizza party for their class. The winners are:

Teacher: Miss Kelly

Nominated by: Xavier

Category: Junior kindergarten to senior kindergarten

St. Alphonsus Elementary School

Peterborough

Teacher: Miss Barrett

Nominated by: Kile

Category: Primary (Grades 1-3)

St. Mary's Catholic School

Toronto

Teacher: Mrs. Mancinelli

Nominated by: Giana

Category: Junior (Grades 4-6)

Eatonville Junior School

Toronto

For more information, please visit tvokids.com.

About TVO

TVO is Ontario's public educational media organization and a trusted source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires and stimulates curiosity and thought. TVO's vision is to empower people to be engaged citizens of Ontario through educational media. For more information, visit tvo.org.

Where to find TVO

Cable channel 2 (channel may vary in some areas), Bell TV channel 265, Shaw Direct channel 353.

SOURCE TVO

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Lesley Horlick, Communications, Phone: 416.484.2600 ext. 2281, lhorlick@tvo.org


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