2016 LIONS Awards
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Author: Communications Office
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016
Nominations for the 2016 LIONS Awards are now being accepted.
L – Legend: A person who has had an impact on students, staff and the community.
I – Innovator: A person who has brought new ideas that result in positive change and contribute to student growth.
O – Optimizer: A person whose leadership has unified people to benefit the students.
N – Newcomer: A person, who by his/her fifth year in the District, has made a significant impact on students through an extraordinary contribution of time and talent outside employment responsibilities.
S – Service: A person who has 25 or more years of service to the District as either an employee or a volunteer, and demonstrated exemplary character, service to students and/or staff, and loyalty to the District.
Nominations are due in the Superintendent's Office by Friday, Marion 11th, 2016. The nomination form can be found here: https://www.linnmar.k12.ia.us/files/868AFC410C5B4D159895091FB7DC17D0/2016%20lions%20award%20nomination%20form.pdf
Questions may be directed to: Jessi Pfaff at (319) 447-3114 or email@example.com.
Nominations will be kept confidential.
All awards will not necessarily be given out each year. This will be at the discretion of the committee based on nominations submitted. Each category may recognize both a staff and community member.
Nominators will be notified by phone as to the selection of their nominee.
The LIONS Award Selection Committee shall be comprised of: a non-voting chairperson, an administrator, certified staff, non-certified staff, a Linn-Mar Foundation member, a Booster Club member, and community members. Committee terms are three years. District and community diversity is sought. Selection committee names will not be published.
It is the responsibility of the nominator(s) to choose whether or not they wish to notify their nominee of the submission of nomination. Nominee slates are kept confidential. Only those persons selected as recipients of the LIONS award will be notified.
The following individuals have been honored:
Jim & Barb Edwards
Dr. Carolyn Heitz
Alyce & George Lowe
Mary Ann Meyerhoff
Dr. Joe Pacha
Pat & Charlie Kress
Leigh Ann Cleland
Jerry Van Dyke
Katie Mulholland, Ed.D.
Dirk Halupnik, Ed.D.
Francis “Fuf” Renfer
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