Board of Education → Distinguished Service Awards
The Montgomery County Board of Education established the Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education in 1997 to recognize and show appreciation to individuals, groups, and businesses that have made exemplary contributions to public education in Montgomery County.
Awards will be made in each of the following categories:
The "Individual Pioneer" award is presented to individuals who, although they may not be currently active, have made extraordinary contributions to public education in the past. The contributions must have had a profound effect on MCPS over a sustained period of time.
The other awards go to an individual (including MCPS students), group, or organizations that have, within the past three years, provided sustained service, support, and commitment to public education, as demonstrated by:
Any person or group may submit nominations. Nominations for the awards are sought from the general community as well as community organizations, businesses, the superintendent of schools, and members of the Montgomery County Board of Education.
Nominations for the 2023 awards are now closed.
View award winners from 1997 through 2022
Updated March 16, 2023