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 10th Annual Padres Teacher Appreciation Night Set for Friday

​The 10th Annual Padres Teacher Appreciation Night is set for this Friday, May 6, when the Padres play the Arizona Diamondbacks.

All newly named San Diego County school district Teachers of the Year will be honored on the field before the game, and the reigning San Diego County Teachers of the Year will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Game time is 7:05 p.m., with the pre-game recognition scheduled for approximately 6:45.

Teacher Appreciation Night is being sponsored by Ashford University, which is also the title sponsor of the annual black tie, live TV production,” Cox Presents A Salute to Teachers, the San Diego County Teacher of the Year Awards.”

Tickets in several seating locations are offered at significant discounts for groups attending Teacher Appreciation Night. For ticket information, contact the Padres group sales office at (619) 795-5010. For other information, contact the County Office of Education at (858) 292-3719.

All Teacher Appreciation Night ticket holders will also receive a commemorative tote bag.