OK Foundation for Excellence Seeking Nominations
The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, a nonprofit organization that recognizes and encourages academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools, is seeking nominations for its 2018 Academic All-State Scholarships and Medal for Excellence Awards.
Scholarships and educator awards totaling $125,000 will be presented at the foundation’s 32nd annual Academic Awards Banquet on May 19, 2018.
Academic Awards nominations are being accepted at ofe.org in the following categories:
1. Academic All-State—honors 100 public high school seniors with a $1,000 merit-based scholarship.
2. The Oklahoma Medal for Excellence in Elementary/Secondary Teaching—honors one public school elementary teacher and one secondary teacher.
3. The Oklahoma Medal for Excellence in Elementary/Secondary Administration—honors an outstanding public school administrator at the elementary or secondary level.
4. The Oklahoma Medal for Excellence in Teaching at a Regional University or Community College—honors an outstanding teacher at a public regional university or community college.
5. The Oklahoma Medal for Excellence in Teaching at a Research University—honors an educator at a public research university.
Oklahoma Medal for Excellence honorees each receive a $5,000 cash award. All Medal for Excellence nominations must be submitted by Nov. 28.