David Lowe, a special education teacher at Fremont Elementary School in Carson City, has been chosen by the Nevada Mining Association (NVMA) as one of 50 Silver State teachers to receive a $50 gift card. during Teacher Appreciation Week.
The NVMA solicited nominations from community members for their favorite teachers, counselors and education professionals for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Nearly 500 nominations were submitted and 50 outstanding personalities were chosen to receive a total of $2,500. Mr. Lowe was selected for his lifelong efforts to educate students with disabilities with care, compassion, patience and dedication, encouraging them to believe in themselves and know that they can achieve their goals and dreams with hard work.
“Our gift card giveaway is just a small way to say thank you to one-of-a-kind educators like Mr. Lowe, who cultivate Nevada’s most precious resource…his children,” said the president of the NVMA, Tire Gray. “Our mining community is a committed partner in education because it’s not only the right thing to do, but we’re also proud to call Nevada home and want the best for our people. teachers, our children and their future.”
NVMA’s Teacher Appreciation Week gift card giveaway is now in its third year and has provided a total of $7,500 to 150 teachers since its inception.
For more information about the Nevada Mining Association and how it supports education and workforce development statewide, please visit nevadaming.org.
ABOUT Carson City School District
Located in Nevada’s capital, the Carson City School District provides public education to approximately 7,600 Carson City students. The district includes 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 alternative high school, and 1 comprehensive high school. The Carson City School District boasts many successes, including impressive graduation rates, strict security measures, programs for gifted students, and advanced placement classes, among others. In a joint venture with Western Nevada College, the Carson City School District’s Jump Start College program allows students to simultaneously complete their senior year of high school and their junior year of college. For more information, visit carsoncityschools.com.