Marissa Martinez

Congratulations to Marissa Martinez, educator at Kuentz Elementary School, for being selected as Teacher of the Game on Monday, March 11! 

“It was absolutely incredible! Both the Spurs and Firstmark representatives were so kind and welcoming. Loved getting to meet Matt with Firstmark and Eric with the Spurs.” 

– Marissa Martinez

Recognized on the court during halftime of the San Antonio Spurs–Golden State Warriors game, she was welcomed with a customized Spurs jersey and a show of appreciation from the crowd. Described as someone who goes the extra mile, Ms. Martinez truly cares for her students’ continued success and gives her all to help foster a lifelong love of learning.

We thank Ms. Martinez for her tireless work and for being a guiding light in our children’s lives!  

Looking to nominate your favorite educator for Teacher of the Game? Visit our Teacher of the Game application here and let us know why your nominee should be recognized!