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Kim West Dinsdale Excellence in Teaching Award

"Teachers do more than teach, they inspire students to reach new heights of success. I am so pleased that, through the Grand Island Community Foundation, we will have an opportunity to honor our teachers - these shining examples who demonstrate a love for and quality in teaching." - Kim West Dinsdale

The nomination process for the 2017 Kim West Dinsdale Excellence in Teaching Award is now closed.

Thank you to those who took the time to nominate an exceptional educator — there have been so many inspirational stories shared with us! Our winner will be announced by mid-December, so please follow our Facebook page for future annoucements. 


Eligibility Requirements for the Kim West Dinsdale Excellence in Teaching Award: 

1. Must be an active and certified teacher and/or guidance counselor of students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12th grades.

2. Must be employed by a school located in Hall County - public or private.

Anyone may submit a nomination including current and former students, parents, colleagues, principals, administrators, and friends. An educator MAY NOT nominate themselves, nor may his or her family members.