Feb 16,2007 00:00
The Redmond Education Foundation will be hosting its first annual “Stars in the Sagebrush” event at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 20. The event, to be held at Eagle Crest Resort, celebrates individuals and initiatives that have made a major impact on the lives of children by embracing one or more of the district’s SIMPLE (Service, Innovation, Mentorship, Partnership, Leadership, Excellence) values and beliefs.
“This is the first event of its kind in the Redmond School District and we expect it to be well received,” states Toni Duff, Stars in the Sagebrush Chairman. “We ask that everyone take a moment to review the nomination packets and help promote this very positive recognition event.”
Deadline for nominations is Tuesday, March 6. Packets will be available at the district office, each school, and may be downloaded here.
Stars in the Sagebrush Award Categories include:
Business/Education Partnership Award – Two (2) awards will be given.
This award will honor an exemplary business that promotes student achievement. The business commits not only time and resources but serves as a mentor to students. Examples of winning projects might be school-to-work programs, internships, developmental programs and cooperative work experience along with a record of meeting community needs.
Volunteer Achievement Award – Two (2) awards will be given.
This award will go to two deserving individuals who have given of their time and energy to help implement programs and learning opportunities while serving as role models for others. Their service has positively impacted the community and the education system.
Education Achievement Award – Four (4) awards will be given. Two Licensed (example: teachers), One Classified (examples: bus driver, custodian, FAN advocate, instructional assistant, secretary), One Administrator (examples: building principal, director, manager, superintendent).