My Favorite Teacher 2020

Hannah Van Liere, Writer

Who’s your favorite teacher? Show them a little love and give them credit in the “My Favorite Teacher 2020” contest sponsored by WQAD News and Blackhawk Bank & Trust. This contest is open to all students (K-12) & active teachers within the WQAD News 8 viewing area. Every person who makes an entry must write a short essay about why their teacher is the best.


Contest Entry:  To enter, accurately complete the entry form available online at the contest section of There are two ways to enter—online and by mail. All entries must include an essay by the Student about “What makes this Teacher so outstanding?” (the “Essay”).  To enter online, visit the contest section of WQAD.COM and accurately complete the online entry form, including the Essay. The Essay must be in English. Please note that online entries may be submitted only by Students who are 13 or older. If a student under the age of 13 wishes to enter online, the Student’s parent or legal guardian must submit the Student’s entry on behalf of the student. If the parent or legal guardian submits the entry, the Essay must nonetheless be entirely the work of the Student.  WQAD will not accept online entries submitted by Students who are under the age of 13.


Contest Period: The Sweepstakes begins on Monday, December 23rd and ends Friday, January 31st (the “Sweepstakes Period”).


Click here to download an entry form. 

For complete contest rules, click here.