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Mielke Educator of the Year Award 2014-2015
Since 1983, outstanding AASD
educators have been recognized through the Mielke Educator of the Year
awards. The Mielke Family Foundation has designated 2 categories for this
prestigious award: Elementary and Secondary. School staff, parents,
students, or community members may generate nominations. To nominate an
educator, please check out the information below. Mielke award winners
receive an unrestricted cash award of $1,000, which will be presented at
the AASD All Staff Gathering on August 25, 2015. Nomination packets are due to
Cheryl Nisler at the Scullen Leadership Center by June 15, 2015.
The Helen & Ade Dillon Award 2014-2015
The Dillon Award
recognizes an AASD staff member who encourages a balanced life for students in
and out of the classroom or school setting. This staff member takes a personal
interest in students' moral, mental, and physical development, thereby
enhancing the students' life skills for continued development of academics,
fitness, and citizenship. This individual will have successfully completed
a minimum of 5 years employment in the Appleton Area School District. To
honor the Dillons' legacy, one unrestricted cash award of $1,000 will be
presented to a recipient at the AASD All Staff Gathering on August 25, 2015.
Applications are due to Cheryl Nisler at the Scullen Leadership Center by June
The Apple Award 2014-2015
The Apple Award is given
to students of the Appleton Area School District who have significantly
contributed to the health and wellness of their school or community. The winner
will receive a cash award to be utilized to support a health initiative in the
community of the student or student group's choice. The winner will be
announced at the Positively Educating Healthy Kids Summer Institute (Aug. 4-5).
Applications are due to Cheryl Nisler at the Scullen Leadership Center by June 15,