“We Love Teachers” initiative to award local teachers $4,500
SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, Okla. (KSWO) - Arvest Bank kicked of their 7th annual “We Love Teachers” initiative, which will give out $4,500 to 9 local teachers in elementary schools in the area.
Throughout the initiative, Arvest Bank will provide 145 $500 gifts to local public school teachers in the four states Arvest calls home, an overall total of $72,500.
All recipients are selected by their administration based on classroom need, in an effort to truly address the needs of local teachers.
Arvest has chosen a number of elementary schools in Chickasha, Lawton, Duncan, and Elgin to participate in the initiative including Cleveland, Pat Henry, and Ridgecrest in Lawton; Elgin Elementary; Mark Twain, Emerson and Woodrow Wilson in Duncan; Grand and Friend in Chickasha.
Over the last 6 years, Arvest has awarded more than $320,000 to over 640 teachers.
All recipients will be chosen by Sept. 16 and should receive notification by Sept. 30.
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