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VFW TEACHER of the YEAR AWARDS

Every year the Texas VFW recognizes an Outstanding Classroom Teacher for Grades K-5, 6-8, and

9-12. These teachers are selected from nominations received from Posts and Districts throughout Texas. 

 

The state winners are then forwarded to National VFW for competition at the National Level.

 

Learn more about the VFW's Teacher of the Year Program

Rules & Eligibility Requirements

 VFW Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Entry Form

Scholarship Programs Teacher Request Form

Teacher Award District Reporting Packet

Teacher Award Post Entry Form

K-5th Grades
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2021-22 Citizenship Education Teacher Award K-5th Grades

Melissa Funk

Water Elementary School, Lubbock, Texas

Post 2466, Lubbock, Texas, District 9

6th-8th Grades
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2021-22 Citizenship Education Teacher Award 6th-8th Grades

Dustin B. Lazenby

Capt. Mark Tyler Voss Middle School,

Boerne, Texas

Post 688, Boerne, District 13

9th-12th Grades
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2021-22 Citizenship Education Teacher Award 9th-12th Grades

Joseph M. Akers

Beaumont United High School,

Beaumont, Texas

Post 1806, Beaumont, District 2