14th District PTA Spring Conference celebrates students, teachers, and volunteers!
The 14th District PTA celebrated the many students, teachers, and volunteers that make schools wonderful places to learn and grow. Congratulations to the following award winners at the 14th District PTA Spring Conference on April 19.
· Self-Esteem Award winner: Abigale Waddell, Piner Elementary. Abigale is the 14th District and KY PTA Award of Merit winner in the “What Makes Me Feel Special” writing contest for preschool through 12th grade.
· Christa McAuliffe Rising Star Award: Erin McLafferty, Piner Elementary, 14th District winner and KY PTA Award of Excellence winner. This award, in honor of Challenger teacher Christa McAuliffe, is given to students “Reaching for the Stars.”
· Christa McAuliffe Rising Star Award: Travis Niemeyer, Kenton Elementary, 14th District winner. This award, in honor of Challenger teacher Christa McAuliffe, is given to students “Reaching for the Stars.”
· Outstanding Programs and Projects, Kenton Elementary, Family Fitness Fridays: The Fitness Fridays was held the last Friday of the month for a half an hour before school. The program combined physical fitness activities with a healthy banana snack donated by Chiquita Brands, International. Each month featured a variety of either physical fitness activity stations or guest instructors.
· Outstanding Membership Campaign: Kenton Elementary, PTA Rocks!—Kenton Elementary membership campaign displayed exceptional planning and implementation, involvement of students, parents, teachers and community members, was original and creative, and was extremely successful. Membership incentive prizes included extra recess, a pizza party and the grand prize was an iPod Touch!
· Outstanding Local Unit Newsletter, Kenton Elementary: The Kenton Elementary e-newsletter was recognized for being environmentally friendly and communicating the latest news to parents.
· Outstanding Volunteer Award: Tonya Drake, Summit View Elementary, given in honor of Mrs. Drake’s countless ways she makes a difference in the lives of students and teachers.