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OEF Annual Awards: Recognizing Excellence in Okemos Public Schools

Part of the OEF's mission is to recognize the excellence that exists within Okemos Public Schools. Each fall we host the OEF Awards Banquet, where we honor those who have made significant contributions to our school community.

Help us congratulate the 2022 OEF Award recipients

2022 OEF Award Recipients

  Commitment to Excellence Awards:
  • Joanna Adams - social worker, Cornell
  • Stacy Cook - 1st grade, Hiawatha
  • Gracie DeLadurantaye - 3rd grade, Cornell
  • Andy Floyd - German, OHS
  • Megan Malkus - 2nd grade, Cornell
  • Christine Skoutelas - special education, OHS
  • Pam Williams - Resource, OHS
  • Steve Stierley/Sara Roland - Principal/Assistant principal, Kinawa
  Special Recognition Awards:
  • Jim Boardway - student supervisor, Chippewa
  • Jen Nanzer/Doug Warren - at-risk aides, Hiawatha

Plan to celebrate with us at the OEF Awards Banquet on November 17, 2022 at MSU's Kellogg Center

Okemos Education Foundation Awards

Commitment to Excellence

Educators and Administrators: teachers, counselors, school social workers, psychologists, speech therapists, principals
Honors educators and administrators who:
  • Inspire and motivate students
  • Promote the welfare of students
  • Implement innovative and/or creative ideas
  • Provide leadership within the school community.

Recipients receive a $1,000 classroom grant.

Special Recognition

Support Staff: administrative assistants, secretaries, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, custodians, paraprofessionals and aides
Honors support staff who embody a commitment to excellence and who have made a significant, positive impact on students, staff and/or the school community.
Available to those who do not quality for the Commitment to Excellence Award.
Nominees must be employed by Okemos Public Schools.

Dean Bolton Volunteer Service


Honors individuals who have made a significant, positive impact on students, staff, and/or the school community through their extraordinary volunteer service.

Dan c. wertz Founder's


Presented to an individual or business that has demonstrated a commitment to quality education through their generous financial support of the Okemos Education Foundation.


Alumni


Honors an alumnus of Okemos Public Schools who demonstrates exceptional dedication and achievement as well as humanitarian contributions.