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.

The 2023 OEF Award recipients have been announced!

Help us celebrate at the banquet on Wednesday, November 15.

Okemos Education Foundation Awards

Commitment to Excellence

Educators and Administrators: teachers, counselors, school social workers, psychologists, speech therapists, principals

 Honors educators and administrators who:

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.


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

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