Orlando Magic Honors Local Teachers through Educator of the Month Program Presented by Quill.com
The Orlando Magic, along with STUFF the Magic Mascot and Magic Dancers, surprised its fourth Educator of the Month presented by Quill.com, Amanda Condra, in her classroom at Kathleen Middle School School in Lakeland on January 7. Condra, who teaches language arts at Kathleen Middle, was presented with $500 in Quill cash towards school supplies. She will also be the Magic’s guest at the game on Wednesday, Jan. 15 when the Magic host the Bulls with tip-off set for 7 p.m.
As part of the Magic’s commitment to education, the Magic along with Quill.com will recognize six educators as the Educator of the Month throughout the season. Each honoree will receive $500 to spend on school supplies, be invited to an upcoming Magic home game where they will be hosted in the Quill.com suite with food and beverages and be honored at center court. They will also be entered as a finalist for Educator of the Year which will award the winner $10,000 towards school supplies for the school that the winner is representing.
The Magic’s other Educators of the Month presented by Quill include Tammy Herburger from Palm Bay High School, Dorina Sackman from Westridge Middle School and Adam Sherman from Lake Brantley High School. The fifth educator will be honored in February.
The Orlando Magic celebrates 25 years of Magic basketball both on and off the court. The Magic’s commitment to Central Florida is celebrated in its Silver Season with 25 years of giving through more than $40 million donated to the local community by way of event sponsorships, donated tickets, autographed merchandise, scholarships and grants over the years. Through a quarter century of giving, Magic community programs have impacted nearly two million total youth along with more than 5,000 player and community ambassador appearances. The Magic continues its quest to be champions on the court and in the community and looks toward a city that flourishes through a collaborative effort of the Magic’s coaches, players, employees, partners, fans and Central Floridians. To learn more about the Magic in the community, visit https://www.nba.com/magic/magic-in-the-community.