Every year Fairwood PTSA recognizes outstanding volunteer and educational service by presenting the Golden Acorn, Outstanding Educator and Volunteer Service Awards. All recipients promote the mission of Fairwood PTSA: to be a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families, schools and communities, and a strong advocate for the well-being and education of each child.

Please help us select deserving volunteers and educators from our community. Nomination deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO February 14th 2018Email goldenacorn@fairwoodptsa.org or download the form HERE. The awards will be presented at the general membership meeting on March 13th.

The Awards Committee needs more volunteers. Please contact Jenny Fransson at goldenacorn@fairwoodptsa.org if you are available to help.

Golden Acorn - volunteers who have given outstanding service “above & beyond” to all children in the school community

Outstanding Educator - teachers that go beyond the normal expectations of the job to make learning fun, engaging, beneficial & challenging 

Volunteer Service Award - volunteers who give exemplary efforts to support PTSA programs

In addition to recognition, Golden Acorn and Outstanding Educator Award recipients receive a certificate and pin. A contribution is made in their name to Washington State PTSA Scholarship Foundation which provides scholarships to high school students entering post-secondary education. The PTSA donates a book to the Fairwood Elementary library in the name of the Volunteer Service award as well.