Open Call for School Award Nominations

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2013 Asian Heritage Street Celebration School Award winners.

Do you know an educator who is committed to promoting cross cultural diversity? Think the community should be aware of their accomplishments while encouraging others to follow in their lead?

As part of the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC), outstanding Bay Area teachers, administrators, and staff will be honored for their ideas and strategies in bringing together the community to celebrate and promote cross cultural diversity and awareness. The public is invited to submit nominations.

Awardees will be presented with glass plaques and a prize from Target on stage during the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration set for Saturday, May 17th, 2014 in Civic Center/Little Saigon.

The awards program and ceremony are organized by the AsianWeek Foundation and sponsored by Target stores as part of the annual School Awards Program that the AHSC has hosted since its inception to recognize the accomplishments of teachers and administrators of Asian Pacific Islander heritage.                  

Nomination Criteria

For individuals (administrators, faculty, educators and staff), nominees must be of Asian descent and demonstrate exemplary commitment to promoting cross cultural diversity and awareness in their campus and/or community (e.g. diversity showcase, foods day, etc.)  All Bay Area public and private schools K-12 are eligible to apply. Schools may nominate more than one individual. The AsianWeek Foundation will select at least 4 winners total.

Nomination Process and Awards Announcement

The nomination period is from now – April 4, 2014.

Forms can be filled out online: 2014 Hill Physicians AHSC School Awards Nomination Form

Forms can also be printed and filled out here:

FINAL_AHSC2014SchoolAwardsForm

Submit forms to Angela Pang at apang@asianweek.com.

Winners will be notified by April 28, 2014, and will be expected to attend the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday, May 17 to receive their award on stage in an hour long ceremony inside the Asian Art Museum’s Samsung Hall. There will be a reception with light refreshments and food for honorees and friends from 10:30 to 11 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.

Over 200 people attended the 2013 AHSC School Awards Ceremony.

Over 200 people attended the 2013 AHSC School Awards Ceremony.

Students from Abraham Lincoln High School cheer on their teacher and awardee Daniel Kim.

Students from Abraham Lincoln High School cheer on their teacher and awardee Daniel Kim during the school awards ceremony inside the Asian Art Museum on May 18, 2013. Lincoln won the “Most Spirited” Award during the event and a pizza party for the 2014 school year!