Awards

Awards

Blue Ribbon Library Media Program Award

High School Level

Submission Deadline: March 30

This 3-year rotating award is given to an outstanding elementary, middle or high school media program. This award recognizes library media specialists who creatively promote the role of the library media center in the areas of planning, reading promotions, public relations, and/or curriculum.

Online Nomination Form - Click here

PDF Nomination Form - Click here (Please print, complete and email this form to the Award Chair)

Librarian of the Year Award

Submission Deadline: March 30

This annual award recognizes a library media specialist for distinguished service and leadership in the school library. The librarian is one who makes a significant impact on the students and staff in the school as well as demonstrates a commitment to libraries-- especially school libraries--which serves as a model for others in the profession.

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Outstanding Advocate & Friend of the Library Award

Advocate of the Library

Submission Deadline: March 30

Description: This 2-year rotating award is given to an outstanding advocate (not affilated with a school) or friend (school employee) of the library. Both awards recognize a person/persons who support the library media services in an exemplary manner to the point that without the services there would be a void had that service not been rendered. (Advocate of the Library will be awarded during odd calendar years and Friend of the Library during even calendar years.)

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PDF Nomination Form - Click Here (Please print, complete and email this form to the Award Chair)

Award Chairs

Ally Weinel, Awards Committee Chair

Belton Middle School/Freshman Center

107 West Pirate Parkway

Belton, MO 64012

aweinel@bsd124.org

2017-2018 Winners!! Banquet Slideshow

Blue Ribbon Library Media Program Robin Lewis

South Valley Middle SchoolLiberty School District

Librarian of the Year Gayla Parks

Kearney Middle SchoolKearny School District

Outstanding Avocate & Friend of the Library Doris Palmer

Hazel Grove ElementaryLee's Summit School District

School Districts in Qualifying GKCASL Membership Area

Belton

Blue Springs

Center

Excelsior Springs

Fort Osage

Grandview

Harrisonville

Hickman Mills

Independence

Kansas City

Kearney

Lee's Summit

Liberty

Lone Jack

Missouri City

North Kansas City

North Platte County

Oak Grove

Park Hill

Platte County

Pleasant Hill

Raymore-Peculiar

Raytown

Smithville

West Platte County

Various Private and Charter Schools