The MHS PTO present annual financial awards to deserving individuals:
THE INSPIRATION AWARD
Every year the Senior Class is asked to submit a nominee for a Teacher, Administrator or Staff member whom has most positively affected their high school career. MHS staff members includes administration, faculty, guidance, secretary/support staff, permanent subs, teaching assistants and school nurses; essentially any adult working at MHS. A committee of 4-6 members of the senior class considers the number of votes as well as the quality of the comments in order to make a final selection for that years award and presents the winner on Senior Class day. Recipients are NOT eligible if they have previously received the award in the last 5 years. The Inspiration Award will distinguish a member of the Medfield High School Staff that has an exceptional ability to inspire, motivate and encourage students. This staff member should also exemplify the Mission Statement, Core Values and MHS' Vision of the Graduate. The winner of the award is presented with an initial $50 cash gift and a $450 Grant. The Grant is to be used to enhance teaching and/or benefit students in the classroom. The winner’s name goes on a plaque outside the main office.
THE SCHOOL SPIRIT AWARD
The Medfield High School Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. School Spirit Award may be awarded to senior students at Medfield High School who demonstrate the following accomplishments in an outstanding manner:
Joins and supports school activities Shows exemplary school spirit Projects a positive image of Medfield High School
The committee for selection of candidates for this award shall consist of any or all:
High School Principal High School Dean of Students Senior Class Advisors Member of the Medfield High School Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. whose child is not a high school senior Guidance Department Representative Recipient of the Inspiration Award in the previous year
The names of the recipients shall be kept confidential until the awarding of the prizes. The awards shall consist of monetary gift designated by the Corporation. The awards shall be presented to the recipients by the Co-Presidents of the Corporation, or a person whom he/she designates.
THE COMMUNITY SERVICE AND EXCELLENCE AWARDS
The Community Service Award and Excellence Award may be awarded to senior students at Medfield High School who demonstrates: Outstanding volunteer Community Service (for the Service award); or Excellence in academic and extracurricular activity (for the Excellence Award).
The committee for selection of recipients of this award shall consist of any or all of the following Medfield High School Faculty: Principal, Dean of Students, Senior Class Advisors, Guidance Department Representatives.
Medfield High School Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. shall make award application forms available to all graduating High School students.
The name(s) of the recipient(s) shall be kept confidential until the awarding of the prizes. The awards shall consist of a monetary gift designated by the Corporation. The awards shall be presented to the recipients(s) by the Co-Presidents of the Corporation, or a person whom he/she designates.
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