Hilliard Lyons 2018 Excellence Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the Hilliard Lyons 2018 Excellence Awards. Please read below and nominate a teacher, principal, goal clarity coach, Family Resource and Youth Services Center (FRYSC) coordinator, or Professional Learning Community (PLC) now!

Event Details

Hilliard Lyons 2018 Excellence Awards
In recognition of outstanding teaching performance

Thursday, April 26, 2018
6 p.m.—Cocktails
6:30 p.m.—Dinner
7 p.m.—Program

Brown & Williamson Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
Cost: $55 per person. Purchase Tickets

Hilliard Lyons Teacher Excellence Awards

  • Teacher Excellence Award ($1,000 each)
  • Professional Learning Community Excellence Award ($2,000 each)
  • Principal Excellence Award ($1,000 each)
  • Goal Clarity Coach Excellence Award ($1,000 each)

Community Awards ($500 or $1,000 each)

  • Audwin & Rae Helton Award*
  • Bellarmine University Teacher Award
  • Jefferson Community & Technical College Teacher Award
  • University of Louisville Teacher Award
  • Metro United Way Early Care and Education*
  • Metro United Way Out-of-School-Time Leadership Award*
  • Fund for the Arts*
  • Junior Achievement*
  • Unistar Purchasing Solutions Family Resource and Youth Services Center Coordinator Award
  • YMCA Award for Youth Development*

*The recipient is selected by a Community Partner; therefore, nominations are not accepted.

Student-Nominated Awards ($1,000 each)

  • Elementary School Teacher Award
  • Middle School Teacher Award
  • High School Teacher Award sponsored by EY

These awards recognize a teacher who displays one of our nine core values. Students submit an essay, poem, thank you letter, or video essay. Please help us promote this award by getting the information out to all of your students.

Teacher Excellence Award 

The Hilliard Lyons Teacher Excellence Award will honor JCPS teachers who are demonstrating innovation in the classroom via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. Each winning teacher will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in his or her classroom. 

  • Nominations may be submitted by the supervising principal or a community member with an endorsement of the supervising principal. (Endorsements should be sent to Tammy Bennett.)
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons. 

Nominate a teacher.

Professional Learning Community Excellence Award 

The Professional Learning Community Excellence Award will honor JCPS PLCs that are demonstrating innovation in the classroom via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. Each winning PLC team will be awarded $2,000 to support programs or projects in its classroom. 

  • Nominations may be submitted by the supervising principal. 
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons. 

Nominate a PLC.

Principal Excellence Award 

The Hilliard Lyons Principal Excellence Award will honor JCPS principals who are demonstrating leadership and innovation in their school via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. Each winning principal will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects at his or her school. 

  • Nominations may be submitted by a community member or faculty member.
  • Nominations must be endorsed by the Achievement Area assistant superintendent for the principal’s school. (Endorsements should be sent to Tammy Bennett.)
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a principal.

Goal Clarity Coach Excellence Award

The Goal Clarity Coach Excellence Award will honor JCPS goal clarity coaches who are demonstrating innovation in the classroom via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. The winning coaches will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in their classroom. 

  • Nominations may be submitted by a teacher within his or her school.
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a goal clarity coach.

Bellarmine University Teacher Excellence Award

Bellarmine University has established an annual Teacher Excellence Award to honor a JCPS teacher who is a graduate from Bellarmine University’s Graduate School and who demonstrates innovation in the classroom via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. The winning teacher will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in his or her classroom. 

  • The teacher may be nominated by his or her supervising principal or by Bellarmine University with an endorsement of the supervising principal. (Endorsements should be sent to Tammy Bennett.)
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a teacher for the Bellarmine University Award

Jefferson Community & Technical College Teacher Excellence Award 

Jefferson Community & Technical College (JCTC) has established an annual Teacher Excellence Award to honor a JCPS teacher who is a graduate of JCTC and who demonstrates innovation in the classroom via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. The winning teacher will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in his or her classroom.

  • The teacher may be nominated by his or her supervising principal or by JCTC with an endorsement of the supervising principal. (Endorsements should be sent to Tammy Bennett.)
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a teacher for the Jefferson Community & Technical College Award.

University of Louisville Teacher Excellence Award 

The University of Louisville (UofL) has established an annual Teacher Excellence Award to honor a JCPS teacher who is a graduate from the UofL Graduate School and who demonstrates innovation in the classroom via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. The winning teacher will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in his or her classroom.

  • The teacher may be nominated by his or her supervising principal or by UofL with an endorsement of the supervising principal. (Endorsements should be sent to Tammy Bennett.)
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a teacher for the University of Louisville Award.

Unistar Purchasing Solutions Family Resource and Youth Services Center Coordinator Award

Unistar Purchasing Solutions has established a Teacher Excellence Award to honor a JCPS FRYSC coordinator who demonstrates innovation in the classroom/school via the strategic plan, Vision 2020. The winning FRYSC will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in its school.

  • Nominations may be submitted by the supervising principal or a community member with an endorsement of the supervising principal. (Endorsements should be sent to Tammy Bennett.)
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a FRYSC for the Unistar Award. 

Student-Nominated High School Teacher Excellence Award Sponsored by EY

Students recognize a high school teacher whose actions and/or work reflect one of the district’s core values. The winning teacher will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in his or her classroom.  

Nominate a teacher for the Student-Nominated High School Teacher Award sponsored by EY.

Student-Nominated Elementary School Teacher Excellence Award

Students recognize an elementary school teacher whose actions and/or work reflect one of the district’s core values. The winning teacher will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in his or her classroom.  

Nominate a teacher for the Student-Nominated Elementary School Teacher Award.

Student-Nominated Middle School Teacher Excellence Award 

Students recognize a middle school teacher whose actions and/or work reflect one of the district’s core values. The winning teacher will be awarded $1,000 to support programs or projects in his or her classroom.  

Nominate a teacher for the Student-Nominated Middle School Teacher Award.