Havelock teacher nominated for cruise line contest that could bring money to school

HAVELOCK, NC (WITN) As part of the upcoming Teacher Appreciation Week in May, Norwegian Cruise Lines is giving away free cruise vacations to 30 deserving teachers, and one local educator has been nominated.

Havelock High School chemistry teacher Erin Lembke was nominated to take part in the Giving Joy contest.

Norwegian Cruise Lines is asking people to vote for their favorite teacher and the top 30 in the United States and Canada that have the most votes will not only win a vacation, but also have a chance to win between $10,000 and $25,000 for their school.

Click here to vote for Erin.

Lembke says she is most excited about the opportunity to bring some much needed funding to her school. If she wins she plans to use that money for a collaborative space for students to use.

The Giving Joy contest continues through April 12. You can vote on the Norwegian Cruise Line's Giving Joy website.