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2021-2022 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.

Click here to submit a nomination form online.

NOMINATION INFORMATION

The Affton School District proudly announces the 26th 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 2022 SOAR Awards will be presented virtually on Wednesday, April 20 at 7 pm on @AfftonSchools social media platforms.

Eligibility Guidelines

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.

Selection Process

The SOAR Award honorees are selected anonymously by a seven-member committee representing a cross-section of Affton citizens, staff, and former SOAR recipients.

Application Deadline

Completed applications must be received by Sunday, February 27, 2022.

Special Note

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 Winners

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.