Posted on 06 February 2014.
Forward in the Fifth, a nonprofit organization that helps to raise educational attainment levels in the Fifth Congressional District, is seeking nominations for the Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) Awards.
Now in its third year, the AppLE Awards recognize leaders in education, including local parent and student groups, who have made significant contributions to promote and support education in Forward in the Fifth’s 45-county primary service region.
Forward in the Fifth will be accepting nominations for the 2014 AppLE Awards through February 28, 2014. Individuals or groups may self-nominate. Categories for nominations include:
- Educator (early childhood, K-12, higher education, adult education)
- Community/Business Leader
- Parent or Parent Group
- Student or Student Group
Nominees’ efforts must occur within Forward in the Fifth’s 45-county primary service area, which includes: Adair, Bath, Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Casey, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Elliott, Estill, Floyd, Garrard, Green, Harlan, Jackson, Jessamine, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary, Menifee, Metcalfe, Monroe, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Rowan, Taylor, Wayne, Whitley, and Wolfe counties.
Additional information, including former AppLE Award winners, eligibility requirements, nomination forms, and a flyer can be accessed at http://fif.org/awards/ (the forms are accessible under the Awards tab) or by contacting Forward in the Fifth at (606) 677-6000 or email@example.com. All nominations should be completed and submitted online at www.fif.org no later than February 28, 2014. Submissions by mail, telephone or fax will not be accepted.