By: Sharon Aron Baron
A Coral Springs teacher won a $500 check after Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar restaurants after their Third Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest.
Winning teachers received a $500 sponsorship check to use towards school supplies for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Lisa Head, the winning teacher at Country Hills Elementary School in Coral Springs, was nominated by a student, who will help her celebrate the win with an end-of-year party at Applebee’s.
The contest, given by restaurant franchisee Doherty Enterprises, Inc. recognized top teachers from school districts throughout Florida – as nominated by their students via an essay written and submitted to their local Applebee’s restaurant.
Doherty Enterprises is committed to giving back to the communities it serves, and each Doherty Enterprises restaurant stays engaged in its neighborhood through participation in community events, donations, sponsorships and fundraisers to help local organizations grow and flourish.