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Law firm honors educators with Teacher Appreciation Contest

For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:
E. Hood Temple, Esq.
Managing Partner
Hatfield Temple Law, LLC
(843) 662-5000

Florence, July 31 – Hatfield Temple Law Firm, a prominent, personal injury legal practice with offices located in Florence, Conway, and Dillon, SC, recently held a Facebook contest to recognize the extraordinary impact of teachers. The one and a half week-long contest received an overwhelming response from the local community.

Open to all members of the public, the contest invited nominations through the firm’s official Facebook page. The competition asked individuals to nominate and commend exceptional educators who have consistently gone above and beyond to shape the lives of their students.

From the wide range of remarkable stories and heartfelt nominations received, Hatfield Temple Law Firm is thrilled to announce the winners of the Teacher Appreciation Contest. These educators secured the highest number of votes and will each receive $500 to purchase school supplies for their classrooms in the upcoming academic year.

The winners of the Teacher Appreciation Contest are:

  • Catherine Grantham, Royall Elementary School
  • Stephanie Walz, North Vista Elementary School
  • Mary Rice, Latta Elementary School
  • Polly Price, RN Beck Child Development Center

Aspiring to strengthen the impact of these exceptional teachers in their classrooms, Hatfield Temple Law Firm recognizes their invaluable commitment and unwavering dedication to educating future generations. The awards will provide these educators with the opportunity to enhance their classroom environments and equip their students for success.

“We are genuinely humbled and inspired by the overwhelming response and the heartfelt nominations from the community,” said Hood Temple, managing partner at Hatfield Temple Law Firm. “Teachers play a pivotal role in shaping our society, and it was an honor to facilitate this contest and recognize their incredible contributions. We extend our warmest congratulations to the deserving winners and sincerely thank all the participants for sharing their stories with us.”

A law firm with a history of supporting teachers

In addition to the monetary grant, Hatfield Temple Law Firm – which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year – is committed to further assisting the educational community through ongoing initiatives that support educators and students alike. For example, the firm hosts an annual “Teacher of the Year” celebration, which treats the Teacher of Year from each school within the district to a special day at the State Capitol where the teachers are recognized by the General Assembly and honored at a lunch with their local delegates. The firm remains dedicated to fostering a thriving educational environment and empowering the next generation through various philanthropic endeavors.