It is presented annually to recognize and show appreciation for the individual or individuals who exemplify the spirit of and a commitment to Prairie Schools.
Nominate someone today who represents the Pride of Prairie. Nominations are due by noon, Tuesday, October 15, 2018. Thank you in advance for your nomination.
This prestigious award is presented by the Prairie School Foundation to give recognition and show appreciation to an individual(s) who exemplifies the Prairie Spirit and a loyal commitment to our Prairie Schools. The Pride of Prairie Award will be presented at this fall’s Prairie Foundation Society Breakfast, and will also be recognized at Prairie Fest 2019.
Submit your nomination by letter or email including your name and contact information along with the nominee’s name and qualifications. It is important that you state why this person (or persons) is deserving of the Pride of Prairie Award. Give specific details describing how your nominee has shown the Prairie Spirit and dedication to our Prairie Schools and Prairie Kids. The Pride of Prairie selection committee will choose the recipient based on your input. The more details you provide the better.
Nominations for the award are solicited from residents in the College Community School District. The nominations must be in writing, provide specific information about the nominee’s contributions to the district and signed by the nominator. Nominations should be sent to Randy Rumery, Executive Director, Prairie School Foundation, 401 76th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-7034 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The nominations are submitted to a volunteer selection committee of five for review. After a thorough review of the nominations, the committee ranks the nominees focusing on men and women who have a reputation as positive role models for all Prairie Students.
Nominees typically have given some treasure, talent and time to the Prairie Schools, their teachers, staff and students.
Currently the Pride of Prairie Award is presented by the foundation’s president during the Prairie Foundation Society annual breakfast most recently held on October 2, 2017. Since its inception, the Pride of Prairie Award has been given to 35 individuals, couples or groups.
Prairie School Foundation
401 76th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-7034
Phone: (319) 848-5256
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