2022-23 SOAR Awards
Service & Outstanding Achievement Recognition
Recognize a special person who has gone above and beyond in their contributions to make a significant difference in the Affton School District and community.
The Affton School District proudly announces the 27th annual SOAR (Service & Outstanding Achievement Recognition) Award Program. The SOAR Award is bestowed upon individuals who show excellence of character, performance, leadership, and service to the Affton School District and community, and is presented to a maximum of six individuals each year.
The 2023 SOAR Awards will be presented in-person on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Affton High School Auditorium (8309 Mackenzie Road, 63123).
Any individual providing volunteer service to the Affton School District or working at an Affton School District location is eligible to be nominated for the SOAR Award. This can include a volunteer or community member, support staff, or professional staff. Previous SOAR recipients are not eligible to be nominated for a period of five (5) years from their selection. A complete list of previous recipients may be found here.
The rubric used for scoring SOAR nominations may be found here.
The SOAR Award honorees are selected anonymously by a seven-member committee representing a cross-section of Affton citizens, staff, and former SOAR recipients.
Completed applications must be received by Thursday, March 2, 2023.
An annual Superintendent’s Award can be given, and the Affton School District Teacher of the Year will be recognized during the SOAR Awards Program.
Previous SOAR Award Winners are not eligible to be nominated for a period of five (5) years from the year of their selection. A complete list of previous recipients may be found here.