JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Ten Region 8 teachers are now $100 richer thanks to a local business! Ten teachers at Fox Meadow Elementary School were presented with gift cards from Sam's Club Thursday morning.
In the past Sam's Club has given away one $1,000 gift card but this year the company decided to break that up into ten cards to help out more teachers!
Fox Meadow was picked out of all the school's in Jonesboro to receive "teacher rewards" and the names of ten teachers were drawn out of a bowl.
"This money's going to go a long way with our kids in our classrooms and being able to help them," said second grade teacher Michelle Neira.
"Through the teacher rewards program, we hope that giving these $100 gift cards can help these educators give students what they need for the school year," said Sam's Club Membership Manager Heather Hoggard.
The teachers had no idea they were getting this reward and the kids helped cheer their success! Fox Meadow was chosen by Sam's club out of all the other schools in Jonesboro.