Legacy Awards

The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools established the Legacy Awards in 2008 to honor outstanding teachers, staff, students, volunteers, alumni and community members who contribute to the success and excellent reputation of our school district.  Award recipients and nominees are recognized at a formal dinner that celebrates their contribution.

The Foundation accepts nominations in March each year.  See award qualifications and nominate someone.

2017 Legacy Award Nominations:

Teacher of the Year Nomination Form
Staff of the Year Nomination Form
Student of the Year Nomination Form
School Volunteer of the Year Nomination
Alumnus or Community Leader Nomination Form

Nominations close Friday, March 31, 2017.
Winner and nominees will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 10th at 5:30pm at Bearpath Country Club.
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2016 Winners:

Teacher of the Year:
Rae Ann Brenckman – Little Eagles Pre-School
Matt Busch – Eden Lake Elementary
Karen Fogarty – Eden Lake Elementary
John Pogatchnik – Eden Prairie High School

Staff Person of the Year:
Eric Motzko  – Eden Prairie High School

Volunteer of the Year:
Tracy Bredehoft – Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion
Willi Husaby – Central Middle School

Student of the Year:
Tommy Fenske – Forest Hills Elementary
Disha Manvikar – Eden Prairie High School

Community Member/Alumni:
Kathy Educate

Legacy of Giving:
Harold Griffiths

The winners and nominees are recognized at a banquet in May.




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