Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Clearlake teacher awarded $1,000 bonus through TCC’s national sweepstakes

TCC, one of the nation’s largest Verizon authorized retailers and a subsidiary of Round Room, LLC, has awarded Tracy Young of Clearlake Creativity School in Clearlake, Calif., a $1,000 Amazon gift card through a nationwide sweepstakes.

This came as a part of TCC’s annual Teachers Rock initiative, which commenced in February.

The $1,000 Amazon gift card sweepstakes by TCC aimed to help teachers enhance their classrooms for student learning experiences.

More than 1,700 teachers registered for a chance to win one of 10 gift cards, where Young was randomly selected as a winner.

The non-winning teachers will still receive a gift from TCC on Teacher Appreciation Day (May 2) to thank them for their efforts.

With their $1,000 Amazon gift card, Young plans to utilize the gift card for classroom supplies for P.E. and art classes, along with additional reading books students wanted in their library.

“I am excited to use this generous gift from TCC to purchase some sensory seats, and wiggle seats to put around my classroom’s U shape table, as well as stock up on supplies such as pencils, sharpeners, erasers, papers, journals, paint, dry-erase boards, markers, etc.” Young expressed. “This recognition has me speechless and I can’t thank TCC enough for seeing the value educators, like myself, bring to our students daily.”

The sweepstakes was attached to TCC’s Teachers Rock initiative, which celebrated its 10th edition this year. TCC created the program in 2014 to give back to and show appreciation toward teachers nationwide. This year, TCC allocated funds to its retail stores to shower local teachers with love and support during the middle of a busy academic year. Each store selected a group of teachers to give back to, with appreciation efforts spanning from catered meals and gift cards, to an assortment of sweets, school supply kits and much more.

“TCC is proud to support these 10 teachers, including Tracy Young, and all educators across our nation who make invaluable impacts on the lives of students,” said Scott Moorehead, CEO of Round Room and TCC. “Teachers are some of the hardest working individuals we have in society today, and all of us at TCC are proud to provide tokens of appreciation toward them each year through our Teachers Rock initiative.”

Round Room, LLC operates 1,269 TCC and Wireless Zone wireless retail stores across 43 states. Its portfolio of companies shares a deep commitment to improving the communities they serve nationwide. Because of this, and the extraordinary impact it makes across its industry, Round Room was honored in Inc. Magazine’s Best in Business in 2022. Round Room was also recognized in the 2023 Top Workplaces USA program, showcasing the company as an ideal employer thanks to its premier company culture and organizational offerings.

As a Culture of Good, Inc. company, TCC makes ongoing investments in the communities it operates in.

In 2022, the company donated more than 140,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children across the nation via its 10th annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway, marking 1.2 million backpacks donated since 2013.

Through the Big Impact program of the School Rocks Backpack Giveaway, TCC awarded $50,000 in college scholarships this summer.

Additionally in 2022, TCC provided holiday gifts to 24 veteran families, donated nearly $50,000 to children’s-centered nonprofits and 520 teacher supply kits to schools nationwide. TCC’s nonprofit organization, TCC Gives, has provided more than $4.2 million in donations to local nonprofits across the country.

To learn more about TCC, visit www.TCCRocks.com. Customers can also connect with the company at www.facebook.com/tcctalk and www.twitter.com/tcctalk.

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