The United Family and Mrs. Baird's Bread have selected the winners of the fourth annual Lubbock Teachers On The Rise program for November. This program is giving back to those who dedicate their lives to the education of our children.

The three winners are Quinci Willoughby of Sudan Elementary (Sudan ISD), Donna Hamblin of Laura Bush Middle School (Lubbock Cooper ISD), and James Pittman of Floydada High School (Floydada ISD).

All winners will receive a $100 gift card to United Family stores, as well as a $100 VISA gift card. The students who nominate a winning teacher also receive a $50 VISA gift card.

“We are thrilled to recognize outstanding teachers for their tremendous service in our community,” said Shelby Crews, senior community relations manager for The United Family. “The Teachers On The Rise program showcases educators who play a pivotal part in nurturing the future of Lubbock’s young children.”

To nominate a teacher to win visit the contest's website with your submission. The contest will run each month until the end of the school year.