Ann Bremer White Hawks Award
Nominees for the Ann Bremer White Hawks Award should:
- Be involved in service that makes a meaningful contribution to Westonka students, an individual school or program, or the district overall, either over a period of time or in a single, significant way
- Demonstrate an on-going commitment to supporting our schools and community
- Model personal and professional integrity
- Help to create a positive and respectful environment in our schools and community
To nominate a group or individual, complete the nomination form and automatically transmit it by clicking "Submit." If you have any questions or problems with the form, contact Carol Shukle, firstname.lastname@example.org or (952) 491-8007.
The awards will be presented at an all-Westonka staff workshop early in May, along with the Westonka Teacher of the Year.
Submit a Nomination
Nominations for the 2018 Ann Bremer White Hawks Award are now open. Any Westonka staff member, parent or community member may nominate candidates for the award. Nominees may be individuals, district volunteer organizations, financial contributors or business partners. Current Westonka staff and students and previous winners are not eligible. Nominations for this year are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2018. Late nominations will not be considered.
The Westonka School District has implemented a special award to recognize some of the many dedicated volunteers who offer exceptional service to our school community. The District each year presents up to two or three awards, titled the “Ann Bremer White Hawks Award” to recognize outstanding service and commitment to Westonka students and the district. The first awards were presented in 2015.
The Award is named in honor of Ann Bremer, a former Westonka School Board member whose record of service as a district parent, community member and on the school board continues to characterize the contributions made by the award nominees. Bremer served on the Westonka School Board from 2004 until her death in 2017.
The community members recognized are leaders in positively impacting the lives and experiences of students and their families and advancing the mission and vision of the school district. Any Westonka staff member, parent or community member may nominate candidates for the award. Nominees may be individuals, district volunteer organizations, financial contributors or business partners. Current Westonka staff and students and previous winners are not eligible.
Past Award Winners:
2017 - Jennifer Velarde, Robert Moulton and Howard Leopold
2016 - Scott Bjorlin and Sarah Reinhardt
2015 - Sharon Thaler, Bill LaTour and Randy Lee