Return to Headlines

"My Favorite Teacher" Essay Contest

Barnes & Noble's My Favorite Teacher Essay Contest provides high school students with the opportunity to praise and thank any teacher who has taught them from elementary through high school.

The winning school and teacher will each win $5,000. The student who writes the winning essay, poem, or thank-you letter will receive a certificate of recognition and a $100 Barnes & Noble Gift Card.

The contest will run from February 14 to March 14 this year and entries will be submitted online only. Please go to for more information.