Have a Stillwater staff member who you appreciate?  Someone who has made a difference?  A volunteer who goes above and beyond?  Let’s recognize their dedication and hard work by honoring them with an award!

Stillwater PTSA is seeking nominations for its Heart of the Hawk Award, Outstanding Educator Award, Golden Acorn Award, and Lifetime Membership Award for the 2020/2021 school year.

In order to nominate an individual, fill out the form below or download and print the form: (English, Spanish). Then place in an envelope, address to ATTN: PTSA Awards Committee and drop off at the front desk.

All nominations will be reviewed by the PTSA Awards Committee and are confidential. The award recipient(s) will be chosen based upon the quantity and quality of the nominations received.

Nominations accepted March 1st through March 31st.

Golden Acorn Award

Recognizes an individual volunteer who has shown outstanding dedication and volunteer service to all children in the school community. This acknowledges service by an individual “above and beyond” a particular job description.

Outstanding Educator Award

Recognizes an individual educator who goes beyond the normal expectations of their job to provide a quality, challenging, fun and beneficial learning environment, while recognizing that not all children learn in the same way.

Lifetime Membership Award 

The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual who has contributed significantly to the development and growth of the Stillwater PTSA. The Stillwater PTSA Awards Committee may award this honor to recognize an individual who has shown a dedication to the overall purpose of the Stillwater PTSA.

Heart of the Hawk Award

Recognizes a Stillwater staff or volunteer who demonstrates dedication to the education, health and well-being of Stillwater students and consistently goes out of his/her way to be helpful and look for new ways to positively influence the lives of children.

Awards Committee Members: Michelle Berens, Shannon Bennett and Monique Linz. If you have questions, please contact Michelle Berens at

It is past the deadline to submit a nomination.