Upper Dublin Education Foundation Medals Program Nominations Open Until March 22

Nominations are now being accepted for The Upper Dublin Medals Program in three categories: Upper Dublin Citizen, Educator, Community Business or Non-profit Organization.  The Medals Program is a prestigious recognition program and will be celebrating its 34th year for this event.

If you feel that someone you know is deserving of this special recognition, please submit their nomination here.  Nominations are due no later than Thurs., March 22, 2018.

To give an idea of what the committee looks for, nominees must meet one or more of the criteria listed below:

1/ Outstanding EducatorThe Selection Committee chooses an educator who has made a significant contribution to the educational process. The individual should possess the ability to communicate and relate to students toward educational achievement; should “care” about teaching and “the kids”; possess a high degree of expertise in his/her chosen field; demonstrate a willingness to share ideas, talents, and experience; and promote a willingness to participate in both school and community activities. This award is limited to either a full-time administrator or teacher employed by the School District of Upper Dublin.

2/ Outstanding CitizenThe Selection Committee chooses a member of the Upper Dublin community for recognition of exemplary service to the community, including, charitable work, volunteer service, community involvement or achievements. The criteria apply to long-term service and/or special dedication during a recent community commitment or service project that benefited the entire Upper Dublin community. Those individuals currently serving an elected or appointed position are excluded if the work for which they are credited was completed as part of their assigned duties.

3/ Outstanding Community Business or Non-Profit Organization -The Selection Committee chooses a community non-profit organization or a business that has contributed significantly to enhancing opportunities for the students of Upper Dublin and/or improving the quality of life for the citizens of Upper Dublin. Criteria apply to long-term service and/or special activities during a recent community service project that benefited the entire Upper Dublin community.

The selection committee will make its decision based on your submission, details of specific actions or relevant circumstances, plus your commentary.  The Selection Committees are comprised of community members who meet as a group and review the nominations received.

Awards will be presented at the 34th Annual Upper Dublin Medals Ceremony on Wed., May 16 at Manufacturers’ Golf and Country Club.  The community is invited to attend and an invitation will follow.  View full event details here.

The Upper Dublin Medals Program is presented by Upper Dublin Township, the School District of Upper Dublin, the Fort Washington Business Alliance and the Upper Dublin Education Foundation, which benefits from event proceeds.