Awards

Lake Washington PTSA Council Awards

Each February, Lake Washington PTSA Council presents awards to outstanding volunteers, advocates, and organizations from across the Lake Washington School District. All PTAs are invited to submit award nominations for presentation at the annual Founders’ Day Luncheon. LWPTSA Council awards include:

  • Golden Acorn
  • Community Outreach Award
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • Community Service Award
  • Certificate of Special Recognition
  • Certificate of Special Service
  • Outstanding Educator

LWPTSA Council Award nominations are solicited in the fall-winter. Please email awards@lwptsa.net with questions or to submit a nomination via email. Nominations may also be submitted in person to the LWPTSA Council office in the LWSD Resource Center or by mail to PO Box 97039, Redmond, WA 98073.

Past LWPTSA Council Award Recipients


You Rock Awards

The You Rock! Award recognizes LWPTSA Council PTSAs or individuals in the district who, through time, creativity and community, help students build for the future by doing something worth sharing with the rest of the district. Learn More.


Washington State PTA Local PTA Awards of Excellence

Washington State PTA offers awards that recognize the fantastic work PTAs do to support their communities through family and community engagement, advocacy, policy, processes and growth while following best practices. These award applications are due March 1st and are presented at the WSPTA Convention each May and include:

  • Local PTA Standards of Excellence
  • Outstanding Communication Strategy
  • Outstanding PTA of the Year
  • Mentor-A-PTA Award
  • Outstanding Website
  • Outstanding Newsletter & E-blast Award
  • PTAs Taking Significant Action

Visit the WSPTA Website for award descriptions and application forms.


Local Unit Awards

Many local PTAs create and sponsor their own volunteer recognition and awards in addition to taking advantage of individual awards available through Washington State PTA. Individual WSPTA Awards which can be given by PTAs at the local PTA level include:

  • Golden Acorn
  • Honorary Life Membership
  • Outstanding Advocate
  • Outstanding Student Advocate
  • Outstanding Educator

Awards can be ordered through the WSPTA Store.