Here's how to nominate your favorite local teacher for October’s Hometown Hero.


By SARA VANDEN BERGE


“Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.” – W.B. Yeats


Do you know a local teacher whose dedication to the profession is worthy of public recognition?

If so, now is your chance to nominate them for October’s “Hometown Hero” sponsored by Leslie Walker Farmers Insurance Agency.


The educator must teach at a school, college or university in Erath County.

Nominations can be emailed to carlene.lwalker@farmersagency.com or mailed to Farmers Insurance, Attn: Erath County Heroes, 155 N Graham #102, Stephenville TX 76401.

Please include information about the teacher you are nominating and don’t forget to include your name and phone number.

The nominations will be evaluated by a panel of judges and the winner will receive a certificate of appreciation, gift certificate to a local business, gift basket and treats for their coworkers.