Napleton's Auto Park of Urbana is proud to partner with the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation, Champaign Unit 4 School District and Urbana School District 116.
Napleton's Auto Park of Urbana 2020 Teacher of the Year Award  
Submit an essay, poem or thank you letter describing how a teacher has influenced your life or the life of your child, and he/she will be entered to win Napleton's Auto Park 2020 Teacher of the Year Award.

Deadline for the submissions will be
Friday, April 17th, 2020.

Six teachers will each win $1,000 -
One elementary, middle and high school teacher from each of the Champaign-Urbana school districts will win. Winner will be announced on Thursday, May 21st at the Teacher of the Year Ceremony, along with recipients of the 2020 CU Schools Foundation 2020 Shining Star Award.

Teacher of the Year Ceremony Photo Gallery

We would like to thank everyone who has joined us at our past events!

Napleton's 2020 Teacher of the Year Award Contest Official Rules

ELIGIBILITY: The Napleton's Auto Park of Urbana Teacher of the Year Contest (the "Contest") begins March 1, 2020 at 12:00:00 a.m. EST and ends Friday,  April 17, 2020, at 11:59:59 p.m. EST (the "Contest Period"). Only students enrolled in elementary, middle and high school in District 116 and Unit 4 District are eligible to participate. Employees of Napleton's Auto Park of Urbana. ("Sponsor"); its parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, brokers, printers, distributors, and advertising, promotional, and judging agencies; any other entities affiliated with the administration of the Contest; the immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, spouse) of each such person; and persons living in the same household as such person (whether related or not) are not eligible to submit entries.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit Entries become the property of Sponsor, and none will be returned or acknowledged.
SELECTION OF WINNER: All entries received will be judged by a qualified panel of judges, which may include or be comprised solely of representatives of the Sponsor and each School District. The 6 winners will be announced on May 21, 2020 at the Teacher of the Year Ceremony, along with CU Schools Foundation 2020 Shining Star Award. 2019 winners are still eligible for nomination but not eligible to win.

PRIZES: Students: The student who authors the winning essay, poem, or thank-you letter will receive a certificate of recognition and will be honored at Teacher of the Year Ceremony during a ceremony for the winning teachers from their school. Teachers:  The winning teachers from each school district will be recognized at a special event at a local location and each will receive a $1,000 award acknowledging their achievement.
GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS:  All potential winners (students and teachers) must execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where permissible) within ten (10) days of receipt of notification or their prize will be forfeited.
PARTICIPATION SUBMISSION of an Entry grants Sponsor and its agents the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, reformat, translate, sub-license, copy, modify, delete, enhance, display, archive, publish, perform, disclose, transmit, broadcast, post, create derivative works of, sell, and distribute the Entry, together with your name, voice, image, photograph, likeness, and other identifying information, in whole or in part worldwide and/or to incorporate such Entry in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such Entry for any purposes whatsoever including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such Entry. You hereby waive any moral rights you may have in and to any Entry, even if such material is altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. Winners are solely responsible for any local, state, or federal taxes on any prize.

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Napleton's Auto Park of Urbana

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