The Horn-Walter Outstanding Achievement Awards presents an opportunity to recognize an outstanding educator and a student from the counties served by State Support Team Region 15. Public school districts, community schools, career technical centers, Educational Service Centers, and County Boards of Developmental Disabilities each may nominate outstanding student with disabilities for the R. A. Horn Award and outstanding educator or educational teams for the Franklin B. Walter Award.
From the nominations received, a selection committee will choose one student and one educator or team to be honored June 14, 2017 at a luncheon to be held at the Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center, Columbus, Ohio. Honorees will receive their awards during the luncheon that takes place from 11:00 a.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.
The R. A. Horn Outstanding Achievement Award is named in honor of the late Dr. Raymond Horn who devoted more than 60 years of service to improving the quality of life and learning for students with disabilities. You can download the R.A. Horn nomination forms here.
The Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Award is named in honor of Dr. Franklin B. Walter, former superintendent of Ohio’s public instruction, who devoted over 50 years of service developing quality educational initiatives and programs, including the nation’s first statewide plan for children with disabilities. You can download the Franklin B. Walter nomination forms here.
Completed nomination forms and supporting materials must be received by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Directions for completing the nomination forms and directions for submitting them to the State Support Team can be located on the nomination forms.
If you have any questions you may contact Lynn Counts 740-289-4171 ext. 64224 or [email protected]