TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – On Thursday, December 14, Nick’s Kids Foundation will host its 6th Annual Teacher Excellence Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

  • Honoring 50 selected elementary and middle school teachers from the City of Tuscaloosa School System and the Tuscaloosa County School System
  • Luncheon will take place at the Tuscaloosa River Market
  • Nick’s Kids event sponsors include Edgar’s Bakery, Jim ‘N Nicks, Pat’s Florist, City of Tuscaloosa, and Lacefield Designs
  • Nick’s Kids will also have a special check presentation for $100,000 to the Tuscaloosa Country Juvenile Detention Center.

Each school’s principal nominated a teacher who goes above and beyond the required responsibilities inside and outside of the classroom. Honorees will be accompanied by their families and principals.

Ms. Terry Saban will personally present each honoree with an award accompanied by $500 worth of gift cards to applaud his or her excellence.

“The Tuscaloosa City Schools is fortunate to have so many great teachers who work tirelessly for the students they serve. The recognition by Nick’s Kids is a terrific way to thank and recognize such a deserving group of educators,” stated Mike Daria, on Tuscaloosa City School System Superintendent.

The celebration will be a fun filled event with Edgar’s Bakery Christmas cookies or, an appearance from Big Al, a delicious lunch provided by Jim ‘N Nicks, and a Christmas performance by The Rise School Bell Choir.

With her past experience as a teacher and student, Ms. Terry Saban expressed, “I am passionate about education and going beyond the realm of expectation in teaching, and each year, I look forward to having the opportunity to thank each attendee for all that they do for our community and our future.” 

About the Nick’s Kids Foundation:

The Nick’s Kids Foundation is the official charity of the Nick Saban Family benefitting the needs of non-profit organizations. Nick’s Kids Foundation is a 501 © (3) non-profit charity. The mission statement of Nick and Terry Saban’s Charity, Nick’s Kids, is “To work together in the spirit of faith and giving in our community. To promote and support children, family, teacher and student causes. It’s all about the kids!” for more information please visit our website at www.nickskidsfoundation.org.