Saddleback Announces Finalists in PEAK Teacher Contest

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 06 2013 - 12:11 PM

saddleback_largeRangeley, Maine. Saddleback Maine has selected the six essay finalists to be voted on in the Saddleback PEAK Teacher Contest. Students from all over the state of Maine submitted essays nominating their teachers as the Saddleback PEAK Teacher. The Saddleback PEAK Teacher Contest will recognize one teacher for their contribution to helping students achieve academic excellence. Now the public has the opportunity to vote for the essay of their choice. The teacher nominated in the winning essay will receive a Saddleback PEAK Pass for the 2013-14 season.

The teacher nominees are: Mr. Chad Brackett of Skowhegan Area High School, submitted by Megan Hooper; Mrs. Robin George of Rangeley Lakes Regional School, submitted by Levi Pitt; Mr. Travis Hall of Holbrook Middle School, submitted by Grace Beaulieu; Mr. Rick Hardy of Cascade Brook School, submitted by Abriel Bordeau; Mrs. Tara McKechnie of Blue Hill Consolidated School submitted by Ana Scheff; and Mrs. Shirley Schrader of Rangeley Lakes Regional School, submitted by Amelia McMillan.

The public is invited to read the essays and to submit votes at You may vote once a day from November 1 through November 16. Votes will be tabulated and the teacher with the most votes will receive a Saddleback Peak Teacher’s Pass. The winner will be announced on November 29th. The student who submitted the winning essay will receive a $50 gift card to Saddleback. After the winning essay is announced one voter will be selected at random from the voting pool to receive a $25 gift card to Saddleback.

The Saddleback Peak Pass for Honor Students has recognized the academic achievements of students all over North America with its mission of
Promoting Education and Activity for Kids.

About Saddleback: Saddleback Maine, one of New England’s finest family ski resorts, is located in the legendary Rangeley Lakes Region of the Western Mountains of Maine. With a 2,000′ vertical drop, a 4120′ top elevation and 66 trails and glades, Saddleback offers New England’s best big mountain value and unspoiled, rustic beauty amidst the largest concentration of 4,000 foot peaks in Maine. Saddleback is committed to carefully crafting its growth with an environmental focus and support of community.

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