AHSC Seeks School Award Nominations!

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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? We are currently looking for nominees for the 9th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration School Awards and we want to hear from you!

2011 School Awards Ceremony.

2011 School Awards Ceremony inside the Asian Art Museum

Word document: AHSC2013_SchoolAwardsForm

Online form: School Awards Form

About Program

As part of the 9th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC), organized by the AsianWeek Foundation and sponsored by Target, Bay Area faculty, administration, 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 9th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration set for Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Civic Center/Little Saigon.

The award ceremony is 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.

8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration Awards ceremony

8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration award ceremony. Students with Christine Eng Leon from Lincoln High School and Tomokazu Morikawa from George Washington High School.

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 6 winners total.


Nomination Process and Awards Announcement

The nomination period is going on now until April 5, 2013.

All nominations must be submitted to Angela Pang at apang@asianweek.com or filled out online - School Awards Form and received by 5pm PST on Friday, April 5, 2013.

Winners will be notified by May 3, 2013 and will be expected to attend the 9th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday, May 18 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.

 

8th Annual AHSC School Awards Ceremony sponsored by Target

 

The 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) School Awards Program, organized by the AsianWeek Foundation and sponsored by Target, honored Bay Area educators for their ideas and strategies in bringing together the community to celebrate and promote cross cultural diversity and awareness.

 

Photos from the 2011 AHSC Awards Celebration by Frank Jang
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