EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD – Nominations must be received by Thursday, May 4.








A cash award of $500 will be presented to one classroom teacher employed by Hay Springs Public Schools in grades pre-K through twelve at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 school year.


The Excellence in Teaching Award is sponsored by Security First Bank along with the American Legion.  This award seeks to encourage and recognize the professional and leadership excellence of Hay Springs educators essential for quality education, increase awareness of the positive aspects of education in Nebraska, and promote pride in the school and community.


The nominee must be a certified employee for Hay Springs Public Schools.  The teacher should be exceptionally skilled, dedicated and have the ability to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn.  The teacher should have the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues, and should play an active and useful role in the community as well in the school.


Nominations can be made by anyone residing in the Hay Springs School District by filling out the application on the reverse side and mailing it to Adriene Kelly, PO Box 280, Hay Springs, NE 69347 or dropping the application off at the school office.


Nominations must be received by Thursday, May 4, 2017.


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  1. Name of person making the nomination (will be kept confidential).





Thank you.  Please return this form to the school office or mail it to:

Adriene Kelly

PO Box 280
Hay Springs, NE 69347


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