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Outstanding School Volunteer Award

The Outstanding School Volunteer Award is presented annually to volunteers who have shown outstanding dedication and commitment to quality education in Florida’s K-12 Public Schools. This recognition serves to highlight and inspire strong school and community relationships including innovative approaches to improving the academic performance and resiliency of students. Honorees are awarded in one of three categories: Volunteer, Youth Volunteer, or Senior Volunteer.

Application & Instructions

The sample nomination form provided below offers a preview of the content included on the online nomination form. Please do not to use the sample PDF for nominations.

2022-2023 Awardees

Congratulations 2022-2023 Outstanding School Volunteers!


Winner: Haley Crews, Baker County Schools
Finalist: Bryan Schrift, Bay County Schools
Finalist: Hannah Kent, Walton County Schools

Youth Volunteer

Winner: Kaylia Brown, Martin County Schools
Finalist: Kia Ghods, Florida Atlantic University Lab Schools
Finalist: Lorenz Nazzaro, Palm Beach County Schools

Senior Volunteer

Winner: Donald Dudley, Orange County Schools
Finalist: Sharon Kehoe, St. Johns County Schools
Finalist: Louis Gabriel Bach, Miami-Dade County Schools

District and Prior Awardees


Cindy Huffman
Director, Family and Community Engagement
Bureau of Family and Community Outreach
Phone: 850-245-7858