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The 68 Venture Bowl “Nominate a Teacher” Selection

Mobile, Ala. (November 13, 2023)– The 68 Ventures Bowl is giving $9,000 in grants to MCPSS teachers through the “Nominate a Teacher” program. Nominations ran from September 19th to November 1st receiving over 1300 submissions over the span of two years.

Through this program, the 68 Ventures Bowl chose 9 teachers to receive recognition and funding for their efforts and commitment to educating our children through the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation. Each recipient will receive $1,000 to utilize in their classroom to improve student learning, and grow their teaching resources. The Grant recipients will be recognized during this year’s game, and their classes will be invited to attend the game as well.

This year’s winners from the “Nominate a Teacher” program are from Elementary, Middle and High School. The 2023 recipients are:

Krystal Ladnier, Breitling Elementary School

Cortez Nelson, Meadowlike Elementary School

Kristal Bush, Holloway Elementary School

Mashun Johnson, Burns Middle School

Kim Wakefield, Phillips Preparatory School

Tammy Loper, Causey Middle School

Andrew Lipske, Baker High School

Angela Salamone, Mary G. Montgomery High School

Alex White, Murphy High School