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Annual Awards Ceremony

Update 4/27: The Awards Ceremony has been postponed to Sunday May 5, 2024.

The Annual Awards Ceremony will be held in the High School Auditorium on Sunday, April 28, 2024. Doors open at 1:30, ceremony starts at 2pm.

A dessert reception will take place in the commons immediately following the ceremony. This event is free of charge and RSVP is required.

The Foundation, along with other local organizations, will honor graduating seniors with higher education scholarships. In addition to awarding scholarships, the Foundation will also recognize five special award recipients:

  • New Educator of the Year
  • Distinguished Educator of the Year
  • Support Staff of the Year
  • Distinguished Alumni
  • Volunteer of the Year

Nominations Open January 1–March 1

Left to Right: 2023 Of the Year award recipients: Kathryn Sindelar – New Educator of the Year, Chris Tomjack – Distinguished Educator of the Year and Danita Diamond – Volunteer of the Year. Not pictured: DeAndra Dirkschneider – Support Staff of the Year and Bret Erickson – Distinguished Alumni.

Past Recipients

Yellow pencils.

Our Impact This Year

  • Schools Served


  • Focus Programs Served


  • Students Empowered


  • Teachers & Staff Supported


  • Financial Impact


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