January 16, 2018

Teacher Contest Rules


The teacher should prepare an application that includes the information found in Nos. 1-4 below.


The District Representative must receive the Chapter’s winning application no later than March 2nd.

  1. The cover page should include:
    • Teacher’s name and grade taught
    • Name of school and city
    • Name of principal
    • Sponsoring DRT chapter and city
    • Chapter contact person and telephone number
  2. Letters of recommendation, limit of four.
  3. Applicant’s vita/resume.
  4. The applicant should submit his/her thoughts about teaching; about Texas history; manner of instruction in the classroom; innovations conceived and executed for 4th or 7th graders; and response of the students. This should be typed on 8-1/2 by 11 inch paper. On computer use 12-14 point type.
  5. The winning teacher will be invited to attend the DRT Convention. The DRT is not responsible for expense incurred to attend. However, the teacher and a guest will be guest of The DRT at at the Historical Evening dinner.

The awards will be presented by the 5th Vice President General.

Shirley Burnett
P.O. Box 777
Fulton, Texas 78358

Hm.# 361-729-8185
Cell# 361-790-3795
Fax# 361-729-8185

E-mail drtshirleyb@juno.com

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