Georgia Association for Gifted Children

An affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children

Awards

Awards Chair: Kimberly Wilber,  Awardschair@gagc.org

2019 Awards Nomination PERIOD Now ClOSED

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MARY FRASIER EQUITY & EXCELLENCE AWARD

Presented to an organization or individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in practices that promote equitable identification procedures and/or provision of high-quality services to gifted students from underrepresented groups (economically disadvantaged, minority, or disabled, or those who are limited English proficient)


GIFTED PROGRAM TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD 

2018 Winner: Michele Hood - REACH Scholars & Early College @ Jones Coordinator

MARGARET BYNUM AWARD
Presented to an organization or individual for an outstanding contribution to gifted education in the state of Georgia.
(Not Awarded in 2018)

E. PAUL TORRANCE CREATIVITY AWARD
Presented to an individual who has advanced the lifelong work of Dr. E. Paul Torrance through scholarly research on creativity, individual creative productivity, or helping in the recognition and development of creative potential in others.
(Not Awarded in 2018)

DISTINGUISHED ELEMENTARY GIFTED STUDENT AWARD
The purpose of this award is to recognize a student currently in kindergarten through sixth grade who has demonstrated giftedness, dedication, creativity, and a desire to help others.

2018 Winner: Aidan Voyles, Mount Vernon Elementary School
Presented to a gifted education teacher who has demonstrated exceptional teaching, dedication, and positive parent relations in his/her school, community, or the state of Georgia.
2018 Winner: Cynthia Cox - Cliftondale Elementary School

PARENT(S) OF THE YEAR AWARD

Presented to a parent who has demonstrated outstanding abilities at parenting the gifted child through involvement in and dedication to his/her school, community, and/or the state of Georgia.

(Not Awarded in 2018)


LEADERSHIP AWARD

Presented to an individual who has made a significant difference to gifted education in his/her school, school district, or region to bring about change that results in improvement in gifted education.


2018 Winner:  Neil Yarrington - Principal, Sardis Elementary School


CHAPTER OF THE YEAR

Presented to a local chapter that has made a significant difference in a school district to support gifted students or bring about change resulting in improvement of gifted education services.

(Not Awarded in 2018)


DISTINGUISHED GIFTED TEEN AWARD

The purpose of this award is to recognize a student currently between the ages of 13 to 17 who has demonstrated giftedness, dedication, creativity, and a desire to help others. Students may self-nominate or be nominated by another individual. The award will consist of a $500 scholarship to be used toward the cost of summer camp, college, or other appropriate activity related to his/her academic work.

(Not Awarded in 2018)


LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD

The GAGC Lifetime Service Award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to gifted education. This person is one who has advocated for gifted children, made significant contributions gifted programming, and has extended the mission of GAGC over a period of 20 or more years.


2018 Winner: Sally Krisel - NAGC President, Past President GAGC

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