Do you know an excellent educator in Texas? Submit the name of a teacher, school district, early childhood facility or school board today for a 2017 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award, placing them on the path toward winning prizes ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. Nominations for the awards are being accepted online through Oct. 23. Nominees will be invited to complete an online application. The deadline for applications is Dec. 4. But nominations are not required for participation. Educators, school districts, early childhood facilities and school boards can go online and complete an application. Last year, the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards handed out more than $800,000 in cash prizes, gift cards and grants. Since 2002, the program has awarded over $8.5 million to Texas educators, schools and districts. To participate and for more information, visit heb.com/education.