The McConnell Foundation Extra Mile Award provides an opportunity to recognize full time
teachers who are making outstanding contributions to students' lives. The recipient of the Award will receive a tax free prize of $10,000.
Any full time teacher in a K-12 public, private, or parochial school system in Frankfort/Franklin
County is eligible for the Award. The teacher must serve in a full time capacity and must demonstrate exceptional effort and achievement in the classroom, the school, and must be involved and engaged in outside community activities.
The nominee should
1. Set an example
2. Be able to inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities
3. Have the respect and admiration of students, parents, co-workers and administrators
4. Play an active leadership role in the community
5. Go 'The Extra Mile’
Nominees can obtain an 11below, from their school principal, from Mr. Don Sturgeon at firstname.lastname@example.org or by downloading the necessary documents at Facebook.com
(Go to or McConnell Foundation-The Extra Mile Award @The Extra Mile Award). Each application will be reviewed and the recipient selected by the McConnell Foundation Board of Directors. Nominations will be received until May 4. The final selection and announcement of the winner will be made during the month of May.