Hilliard Lyons 2017 Excellence Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the Hilliard Lyons 2017 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 2017 Excellence Awards
In recognition of outstanding teaching performance

Thursday, April 27
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 your tickets.

Hilliard Lyons Teacher Excellence Awards

  • Teacher Excellence Award (5 awards of $1,000 each)
  • Professional Learning Community (PLC) Excellence Award (5 awards of $2,000 each)
  • Principal Excellence Award (5 awards of $1,000 each)
  • Goal Clarity Coach Excellence Award (1 award of $1,000)

Community Awards ($1,000 each)

  • Audwin & Rae Helton Award*
  • Bellarmine University Teacher Award
  • Ernst & Young Award for a High School Accounting or Business Teacher
  • 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*
  • YMCA Award for Youth Development*

* Recipient selected by Community Partner; therefore, nominations are not accepted.

Student-Nominated Awards ($1,000 each)

  • Zeon Elementary School Teacher Award
  • Lubrizol Middle School Teacher Award
  • Hilliard Lyons High School Teacher Award

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 five 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 Tawnya May.)
  • 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 (PLC) Excellence Award 

The PLC Excellence Award will honor five 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 five 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 Tawnya May.)
  • 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 a JCPS goal clarity coach who is demonstrating 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. 

  • 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.

Audwin and Rae Helton Teacher Excellence Award 

Audwin and Rae Helton have established an annual Teacher Excellence Award program to honor a JCPS teacher 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.
  • The teacher must be a 2015-16 member of the Greater Louisville Association of Black School Educators (GLABSE). 
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a teacher for the Audwin and Rae Helton Award.

Bellarmine University Teacher Excellence Award

Bellarmine University has established an annual Teacher Excellence Award program 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 Tawnya May.)
  • 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

EY Accounting or Business Teacher Excellence Award 

Ernst and Young (EY) has established an annual Teacher Excellence Award to honor a JCPS teacher in the area of accounting and business who demonstrates how he or she is incorporating 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 a community member with the endorsement of the supervising principal. (Endorsements should be sent to Tawnya May.)
  • Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by a committee made up of community representatives selected by Hilliard Lyons.

Nominate a teacher for the Ernst & Young 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 Tawnya May.)
  • 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 Tawnya May.)
  • 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.  

Nominate a FRYSC for the Unistar Award

Hilliard Lyons Student-Nominated High School Teacher Excellence Award 

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 Hilliard Lyons Student-Nominated High School Teacher Award.

Zeon 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 Zeon Student-Nominated Elementary School Teacher Award.

McCarthy Strategic Solutions 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 McCarthy Strategic Solutions Student-Nominated Middle School Teacher Award.