Apr 18

GIVEAWAY: April Student of the Month

Hey teachers, I’m now taking Student of the Month entries for April. Use the form below to submit your information and essay about a student in your class you believe deserves recognition. All grade levels are eligible for nominations, including college. The only restrictions are that you must be a teacher and the student you are [...]


Mar 30

Gift Card Giveaway – Sunday March 30

Fridays is the normal day I post the back of a gift card somewhere on Facebook/twitter/Instagram or troy43.com. For the first one to find and use it to enjoy, but today I just posted a $100 iTunes card.  Happy Sunday!! [Today -- iTunes -- $100]                     [...]


Mar 11

March Student of the Month | Winner Announcement

Hey everyone, I’m pleased to announce that my March Student of the Month winner is Jorge of Millmont elementary school. Jorge’s teacher wrote in to say that Jorge came to her with anger and self control issues, as well as academic roadblocks, but has made significant progress in all areas. Often children, and even adults, [...]


Mar 07

Gift Card Giveaway, Friday March 7

Each Friday I post the pic of a back of a gift card (number and security pin of each) somewhere on twitter/Instagram/Facebook/or troy43.com. First person to use it gets it.  Enjoy! If you are a quick one who finds and uses one of these gift cards successfully, I’d love to hear you post about what [...]


Mar 05

Steelers, Polamalu to rework deal

(via ESPN) Although they need to create salary-cap space, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not release veteran safety Troy Polamalu, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday morning. One source said the Rooney family is loyal to Polamalu and that he has been too valuable to the franchise to let go. The sides will try to work [...]


Feb 28

February Student of The Month Winner Announcement

After reading through a new batch of inspiring students for the month of February, I’ve settled on Vanessa, 11th grader at Palm Beach Lakes Community High School, for this round of Student of the Month. Vanessa, originally from Jamaica, has taken the challenge of being in a new country and has, as her teacher has [...]


Feb 14

Gift Cards Giveaway (two today)

Hey friends, I have different gift cards I’m going to be sharing over the next several weeks. Each Friday I post the pic of a back of a gift card (number and security pin of each) somewhere on twitter/Instagram/Facebook/or troy43.com. First person to use it gets it. Well, I missed posting a gift card last Friday… [...]


Feb 05

Giveaway: February Student of the Month

**Update** Form is now closed. Be on the lookout for a winner announcement soon. Hey everyone, February is now open for Student of the Month entries. You may use the form below to submit your information and essay about a student in your class you believe deserves recognition. All grade levels are eligible for nominations, [...]


Jan 24

First person to use it gets it. Enjoy!

If you are a quick one who finds and uses this gift card first successfully, I’d love to hear you post about what you were able to purchase, so please post a reply if that becomes you. -Troy   $100 – Barnes and Noble


Jan 21

Local military kid has surprise dinner with Troy Polamalu

By Sarah Kogod (via Washington Post) Pittsburgh Steelers / Arron Anastasia Nine-year-old Thomas Brown lives in Virginia Beach, but as a military kid, he has found himself moving around quite a bit. Brown’s father, Shannon, is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps who flies FA-18 fighter jets. Although currently stationed locally, Thomas still maintains [...]