Got a favorite Kentucky teacher?
Nominations for the 2013 Kentucky Teacher Awards have opened.
Winners will receive cash prizes with a grand prize of $10,000 going to the teacher chosen as Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
The website for nominations is http://kentuckytoy.com, and the deadline is May 15.
Eligible teachers must be full-time with at least three years of experience. Anyone can nominate a teacher.
Awards will be announced in September.
The awards are sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc., a Covington-based specialty chemical company.