FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEST PLATTE FOUNDATION HONORS TEACHERS, SUPPORTERS
The West Platte Education Foundation is seeking nominations from the public to honor outstanding West Platte School District teachers and supporters. Honorees will include district teachers, support staff, alumni, and dedicated community members. The Foundation, which supports students and teachers of the West Platte School District, will announce the honorees at a public event on May 8th at Holladay Distillery in Weston.
The honorees will be selected from the following five categories:
West Platte Alumni Hall of Fame: This award honors those district graduates whose lives and careers are models of achievement and community service. Nominees must be a graduate of West Platte High School who graduated five or more years ago. (Posthumous nominations are encouraged as well.)
West Platte Person of the Year: The winner will be selected from nominees for the person who has given the most to West Platte. This could be a parent, a volunteer, a business owner, or anyone who has made a difference at West Platte this year.
Elementary Teacher of the Year: This award recognizes an elementary school teacher who made a difference in a student’s life or who epitomizes the character of West Platte.
Junior/Senior High School Teacher of the Year: The winner will be selected from nominees for the junior or senior high school teacher who made a difference in a student’s life or who epitomizes the character of West Platte.
Support Staff Person of the Year: This award honors a West Platte support staff employee who has made significant contributions to the district over the past year. (Teachers and administrators are not eligible for this award.)
The West Platte Education Foundation welcomes nominations from the public. Nomination forms can be found on the Foundation website at www.wpefoundation.org or by contacting the Foundation at P.O. Box 313, Weston, Missouri, 64098 or by calling (816) 640-2236, extension 1106.