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Ohio State at Minnesota

Congrats, Derrick Bulthuis

Winner of Ohio State at Minnesota

Congrats, Derrick, and thanks for being you; someone thought you were pretty great and we do too!

“Derrick is an AMAZING teacher. He goes above and beyond for his students. He knows his Standards and Subjects he teaches. His students are VERY lucky to have him as a teacher,” raved Derrick’s nomination.

Eckrich, in partnership with Extra Yard for Teachers & our valued retail partners, is giving teachers the chance to win $1 Million to fund local classroom projects! Derrick Bulthuis from Prinsburg, MN was on the field September 2nd at the Ohio State vs. Minnesota for his big chance.

Derrick scored $2,500 to fund classroom projects! He also walked away with $500 worth of groceries courtesy of our partner, Cub.

Derrick graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University with a degree in Elementary Education. He has been teaching in Willmar Public Schools for 9 years. His wife Jessica is also a teacher, teaching high school science. He loves to swim, grill, and spend time with family, which also includes his daughters Maya (4 yrs) and Brynli (1 yr.)

Congratulations again, Derrick, and thanks to you and all the other teachers in America - the real MVPs!

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