The Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Award is a cash award presented annually to a full-time Bartlesville Public School District teacher, coach or counselor who exemplifies the dynamic qualities of an outstanding educator and citizen. This award is not for the “best teacher,” but for one who exemplifies the finest in the profession.
Teachers honored with a 2021 Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Award nomination should:
- Communicate effectively with students, parents, administrators and other teachers.
- Engage students in creative and imaginative learning activities.
- Inspire students to do their best and try harder when they fail.
- Reach-out to students of all backgrounds and abilities to help them to succeed.
Who Can Make a Nomination?
Anyone whose life has been touched by a Bartlesville teacher, coach or counselor:
- Current or former students
- Community members
- Fellow teachers
- School administrators
Why Make a Nomination?
- To honor a teacher who helped you succeed.
- To thank a counselor for helping you learn how to learn.
- To show appreciation to a coach for helping your child gain self-confidence.
- To thank a peer for taking time to mentor and help you grow.
- To recognize a teacher for their caring, positive attitude.
Nomination Forms are due by March 1, 2021 via this ONLINE FORM
|Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Awards|
|Year||Name||Site at time of award|
|2020||Karla Cunningham||Jane Phillips Elementary School|
|2019||Leslie Sexson||Bartlesville High School|
|2018||Erinn Rakes||Jane Phillips Elementary School|
|2017||Terry Reynolds||Madison Middle School|
|2016||Rick Johnson||Madison Middle School|
|2015||Spence Rigdon||Bartlesville High School|
|2014||Lesleigh Lynes||Bartlesville Mid-High School|
|2013||Terri Bryan||Bartlesville Mid-High School|
|2012||Laurie Marshall||Woodrow Wilson Elementary School|
|2011||Rita Coale||Jane Phillips Elementary School|
|2010||Marsha Fouts||Bartlesville Mid-High School|
|2009||Randy Henton||Ranch Heights Elementary School|
|2008||Susan Mueller||Bartlesville High School|
|2008||Dedra Landon||Richard Kane Elementary School|
|2007||Darin Messerli||Central Middle School|
|2006||Cheryl Shoemake||Madison Middle School|
|2005||Cindy Dronyk||Bartlesville High School|
|2004||Frances Crawford||Ranch Heights Elementary School|
|2004||Betty Henderson||Bartlesville High School|
|2003||Tammy Shepherd||Richard Kane Elementary School|
|2002||Ken Dolezal||Education Service Center|
|2001||Carol Green||Richard Kane Elementary School|
|2000||Lea Burke||Oak Park Elementary School|
|1999||Jeff Cauthen||Jane Phillips Elementary School|
|1998||Marilyn Blackburn||Ranch Heights Elementary School|
|1997||Brian Jenner||Bartlesville Mid-High School|
|1996||Granger Meador||Bartlesville High School|
|Kurt Schmoldt Award initiated in 1996|