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 12, 2018 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.
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.
State Support Team Region 15 is providing nomination forms along with the biographies of Raymond A. Horn and Franklin B. Walter to each of you. Completed nomination forms and supporting materials must be received by 4:00 p.m., April 4, 2018. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org