Ticket Giveaway: Chocolate Fest and Young Audiences

August 30, 2011
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Here’s a giveaway that benefits both you and your local school.

Enter below by naming your favorite teacher, real or fictional.

I’ll pick one winner at random who will score four tickets to the annual Chocolate Fest Sept. 15 at the Artsgarden, benefiting Young Audiences. On top of that, the winner can select a school in and around Indianapolis to receive a free single-artist Young Audiences workshop (a $120 value).

Details on programming here.  Details on Chocolate Fest here.

  • Favorite Teacher
    Mrs. Stanley in 5th grade or Ms. Der in 6th - two great years.
  • Favorite teacher
    Mrs. Munley at Union Elementary in Zionsville is a rock star!
  • Favorite Teacher
    Sharon Mills....best K teacher around!
  • You'll shoot your eye out
    Favorite teacher: Miss Shields at Warren G. Harding Elementary School
  • Favorite Teacher
    My favorite teacher is my dog, who teaches me a lot about how to approach life!
  • My Favorite Teacher
    My favorite teacher was Sister Francis at Holy Spirit. I still hang the Christmas ornaments she made on my tree every year- 25 years later.
  • favorite
    Mrs. Zentes, the teacher who let me read books during class because she knew I had already read everything in our reader!
  • Favorite teacher
    Mrs. Price at Washington St. School in Marietta, Ohio, many years ago. She was the best ever!
  • Teach
    Mr. Feeney
  • Favorite teacher
    AP History - Mrs. Howard
  • Favorite Teacher
    Jane Eyre
  • favorite teacher
    Mrs. Worth - 5th grade Needham Elementary
  • Ms. VanderWall
    Ms. VanderWall
  • Favorite Teacher
    My high school Latin teacher--Harry Preston
  • teacher
    My favorite teacher is my mom. Always learning something new from her.
  • Teacher
    Mrs. Miles at Roncalli High School - AWESOME
  • Favorite Teacher
    Mrs. Meyer
  • 6th Grade
    Mr. O'Connor...made Geography come alive.
  • Teacher
    Mrs.Benbow- 1st grade school 70.
  • Favorite Teacher
    Mr. Kotter.
  • Favorite Teacher
    Mr. Rudduck - I went to a small school, so not only was he my Dad, but he was one of the best high school teachers I had.
  • Teacher
    Mr. Weaver
  • Teachers
    Favorite teacher is 2nd grade Ms. Goes, and 5th grade Ms. Berry. Amazing and fabulous women!
  • Favorite Teacher
    Mrs. Brannock in 1st grade who took on a non-English speaking child in 1970 and helping her along.
  • Favorite Teacher
    Sr. Mary Roman Dall at Ferdinand Elementary--my 1st grade teacher!
  • favorite teacher
    Mrs. Donna Spicer...incredible!
  • Fav Teacher
    My 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Clearly, set the standard for what I could achieve in school. She was perfect in everyway and inspired her students to learn.
  • C'mon, Folks!
    Miss Crabtree! No-Brainer!
  • Fave Teacher
    • Favorite Teacher
      Mrs. Alexander
    • Favorite Teacher
      Mr Schumacher, my band teacher from 7th - 9th grade. He opened my world to music other than rock & roll! Ge nade a real difference in my life!
    • Teacher
      Mr Reed - High school Math
    • Teacher
      Mrs. Cicak for High School Art
    • Favorite teacher
      Mr. Kotter . . . 'cause John Sebastian sang the opening song . . . Welcome back!
    • Favorite Teacher
      The teacher on Charlie Brown.
    • Fav Teacher
      Mrs. Poates - 6th grade
    • Mr. Mains
      Fort Wayne Snider - Tried to drop his math class but he wouldn't let me because he told me I was too smart to take something easier.
    • My Funny Valentine
      My favorite fictional teacher was Miss Alice Johnson (Karen Valentine) on Room 222. I had a serious crush. Mrs. Anderson at Cloverleaf HS in Lodi, OH ignited my love for reading and writing (I had a crush on her, too). Must be a teacher thing.
    • favorite teacher
      Mrs. Thomas, my GTC teacher in grade school, and not just because we had the same first name. She inspired creativity in a way I never again saw from a teacher.
    • Best teacher
      Mrs. VanMiddlesworth @ Charles School in Richmond!
    • Hi Teach
      Mrs Carroll..gentle and compassionate
    • Favorite Teacher
      Mr. R
    • Great teacher
      Jeanette Groff- the best music teacher ever.
    • great teacher
      Chris Floyd
    • My Favorite Teacher
      Mr. Wieck--he taught us about politics, especially Chicago politics as he was from there.
    • Teacher
      Mrs. Koehler. W.C. Mills Elementary. Wabash, IN. :)
    • tom.bolyard@us.logicalis.com
      My favorite teacher was Mr Walters, who was supposed to be teaching us Trigonometry, but instead spent so much time talking about President Nixon and the Watergate scandal that many of us accidentally started to develop some critical thinking skills.
    • GK Chesterton is my favorite teacher
      His philosphy, wit and wisdom have taught me wonders about the world and how it should be viewed.
    • Favorite teacher
      Mr. Beatty
    • Teacher
      My mom--I was homeschooled.
    • My first grader teacher
      Miss Bamsey. She loved my classmates and I like we were her own. Later, my family moved up the street from her, and she became a friend as well as a former teacher.
    • Dustin Podgorski
      An incredible choir teacher that spends over 80 hours a week teaching our youth to sing and love life! He does more than just teach, he listens to his students :)
    • Mrs. Burns
      Mrs. Burns - the best junior high math teacher - I was fortuante to have her as a teacher in grades 7th-9th.
    • Mr. Row
      My high school band director. I love music because of him.
    • Warren PAC
      My favorite theatre teacher is Becky Schlomann at Warren Central HS PAC. The entire PAC is great---wonderful programs,smart/helpful/ friendly staff, a true love of the arts and passing along that love to kids and to community members.
    • Favorite Teacher
      My first piano teacher...she made learning to play the piano fun. Because of her I have a career as a music teacher and performer.
    • A Capella
      Alonzo Crook, A Capella Choir director for MPHS in Chgo, Il. He was a street-smart professional tenor who spoke to us (often swore to us) like we were adults and we rose to meet his high expectations.
    • Favorite Teacher
      Mr. Grimm - Physics teacher at Fremd High School, Palatine, IL
    • favorite teacher
      Mrs. Elliott
    • Fav teacher
      Mrs. Mattie Miller
    • Favorite Teacher
      Hands down, Mrs. Shirley Warren. She taught for many years in IPS then later moved to Park Tudor. She was really big on art appreciation, knowledge I appreciate still today.
    • Chocolate
      Julie Carey - Perry Meridian High School
    • Miss Kress: Language Arts Teacher
      Miss Kress was my favorite teacher. She taught English for years. I had her in 8th grade, My children had Miss Kress as thier English teacher as well. She was strict, organized, cutting edge, and her no-nosense teaching style made a difference in my writing abilities. I've respected her for many years. Miss Kress retired in 2010. I wish her all the best!
    • Fav Teacher
      My favorite teacher was Sister Margaret Karen, my 6th grade teacher. She always encouraged me to pursue my artistic abilities.

      My favorite fictional teacher is Ms. Beedle from Little House on the Prairie. I was so happy when she finally found a husband!
    • Fav Teach
      Mr. Kotter!!!
    • Teacher Fav
      Mrs. Duncan at Sidener Academy...a great middle school teacher!
    • Marie Fraser
      The lte Marie Fraser was my high school sophomore English and senior journalism teacher. I didn't realize ho good she was until was well through college and realized much of what we had in college-level journalism and grammar classes, she had taught us at Southport High School.
    • Great Role Model
      My kindergarten teacher, Mr. Overmeyer! He was so kind to a shy little girl.
    • Favorite Teacher
      Sister Dennis, 8th grade, what a sense of humor.
    • Favorite Teacher
      My favorite teacher was the late Mr. Huber, who allowed me to find a deeper passion in writing and speech.

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