Chevrolet Owner Billy Navarre and KPLC presented gifts to all public and private school teachers throughout Southwest Louisiana in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day.
This is Navarre's 26th year to celebrate teachers who make a difference in the lives of kids across the region.
This year, 8,000 teachers each received an umbrella and two free car washes.
"They are educating our children, they are the most important people in the world and I'm just glad that we were able to afford to again say thank you with a few gifts, show our appreciation," Navarre said.
Teacher's aides and librarians also received gifts in appreciation for their hard work.