Volunteers and partner groups annually contribute thousands of hours of time and numerous in-kind donations and financial resources to help Dallas ISD schools extend learning experiences for students.
This year alone, volunteers have logged more than 265,444 volunteer hours, which is equals 15,926,640 minutes. One way the district recognizes their contributions each year is to invite campus staff to nominate those volunteers and partners they feel go above and beyond in their efforts to make a difference on their campus. In this 47th year of honoring those who donate their time, talent, and resources to Dallas ISD, the district received over 170 nominations.
These are the 2015–16 Volunteer and Partner Recognition and Awards recipients that were honored at a special event on April 21.
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Volunteer Impact Award for Student Support – TI ROBOTICS CLUB MENTORS
Volunteer Impact Award for Classroom Support – CECILIA PETITT
Volunteer Impact Award for School Support – SHEILA SPOTSWOOD