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Katie Walker Selected as Pizza Hut Teacher of the Month for January

Thursday, February 2nd
Katie Walker Selected as Pizza Hut Teacher of the Month for January

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears and their partners at Pizza Hut of Central Florida are proud to announce that Katie Walker has been selected as the Pizza Hut Teacher of the Month for January.

A teacher at Orange County Public Schools Academic Center for Excellence in Orlando, Ms. Walker received several nominations from students and parents, alike, who cited her dedication to the craft, love, patience, and motivation to her students, and going the extra mile as reasons for this honor.

As the Teacher of the Month for January, Ms. Walker will receive a $100 Pizza Hut gift card, along with recognition and a suite at an upcoming Solar Bears home game.

"I feel honored and excited to have been nominated and to have won," said Walker. "I’m so thankful to those who nominated me!"

Fans, students, parents and teachers can visit OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com/teacher to nominate a Teacher of the Month.

One teacher will be selected each month from November through March during the 2022-23 season and will receive a $100 Pizza Hut gift card, along with in-game recognition and a suite at a Solar Bears home game. Nominate a deserving teacher at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/teacher.

Following the selection of the four monthly winners, the Solar Bears and Pizza Hut will select a Teacher of the Year, who in addition to receiving in-game recognition and a suite at a Solar Bears home game, will also receive free Pizza Hut Pizza for a year.

2022-23 Season Presented by Janney Roofing: The 2022-23 Orlando Solar Bears season is presented by Janney Roofing. Voted Orlando’s Best Roofer by Orlando Weekly, Janney Roofing is a family-founded and family-operated company built on honesty, quality and integrity. Get your free quote today at janneyroofing.com.

About the Orlando Solar Bears:The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In 10 seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs five times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.

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