FEPS 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.
“We are thrilled to continue recognizing the wonderful leaders contributing to the success of Eden Prairie Schools,” said Lisa Sisinni, FEPS Executive Director. “This program will allow us to shine a spotlight on individuals who are passionate about and dedicated to advocating for Eden Prairie students.”
To participate, nominations can be submitted online on behalf of the outstanding individuals from across Eden Prairie who have gone above and beyond making a difference in the lives of Eden Prairie students. Winners will be awarded for their contributions. The nomination period is currently CLOSED
Teacher of the Year (Two Awarded: Early Childhood-Grade 5, Grade 6-12 & Tassel)
Staff of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Alumnus or Community Leader of the Year
Those needing assistance can contact Lisa Sisinni at 952-975-7205 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The 2023 Legacy Award Winners
The 2022 Legacy Award Winners
Teacher of the Year (Early Childhood – 5th Grade):
Jeff Thelen, 3rd Grade – Forest Hills Elementary
Teacher of the Year (6th Grade – Tassel):
Eric Hanson, 7th Grade – Central Middle School
Volunteer of the Year:
Krystal Caron – Early Childhood and Forest Hills PTOs
Alumnus/Community Leader of the Year:
Staff Members of the Year:
Amy Antilla, School Nurse – Oak Point and Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion Elementary Schools
Martin Eckman, Custodian/Bus Driver – Cedar Ridge Elementary School
Linda Yelland, Social Worker – Central Middle School
The 2022 Legacy Award winners were honored at the FEPS Virtual Red and Black Gala on March 12, 2022.