Academy Sports + Outdoors Surprises 10 Teachers Tyler ISD With $ 5,000 In Gift Cards



TYLER, Texas (KLTV) – Ten Tyler ISD teachers and coaches were surprised Tuesday afternoon with gift cards from Academy Sports + Outdoors.

Each educator received a $ 500 gift card as part of the Academy’s Teacher Appreciation Month celebration. In addition to the discount of the gift card, the Academy also offers a 10% discount to all educators until Saturday. Educators will need to present a valid school ID to be eligible.

Claudia Viramontes, a biology teacher and volleyball coach at Tyler High School, says it’s great to be recognized for your hard work and dedication.

“It means a lot. Just to know that they appreciate our efforts and every day we come in, a whole new day, and give the kids an opportunity and teach them how to do well and you know how to show them what the world is like. She said.

Randy Smiley, store manager for Academy Sports + Outdoors at Tyler, said the company is proud to celebrate teachers.

“It’s just something the academy has always been involved in, and it’s appreciating from teachers to firefighters to first responders – the people who really do everything behind the scenes,” a- he declared. “We’re thrilled to be a part of and support Tyler ISD and how these teachers go above and beyond and do that little bit more. We are happy to give back.

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