Special Event:Parent Group of the Year2013 Winners
Congratulations to all the winners!
Winners are profiled in the September 2013 issue of PTO Today and on ptotoday.com. Read more about the 10 prizewinners by clicking the links below.
National Parent Group of the Year:
Mariposa Elementary PTA, Redlands, Calif.
Knapp Elementary Home & School Association, Lansdale, Pa.
Runner-up: Hamilton School PTO, Hamilton, Miss.
Outstanding Parent Group at a Small School:
Academy of St. Adalbert PTU, Berea, Ohio
Runner-up: Spring Hill Advanced Elementary Parent Club, Santa Cruz, Calif.
Outstanding Parent Group at a Private or Parochial School:
St. Joseph School Men’s Club, Wilmette, Ill.
Runners-up: Coventry Christian Schools, Pottstown, Pa., and
Queen of the Rosary School Parents Club, Elk Grove Village, Ill.
Outstanding Focus on Academics & Enrichment:
Weatherstone Elementary PTA, Cary, N.C.
Runner-up: Yantacaw School PTO, Nutley, N.J.
Outstanding Family Event:
Sand Lake Elementary PTA, Orlando, Fla.
Outstanding Job on a Completed Major Project:
Washington Irving Elementary PTO, Oak Park, Ill.
Outstanding Effort To Overcome Adversity:
McGavock Elementary PTO, Nashville, Tenn.
Outstanding Outreach to a Multicultural Parent Base:
James G. Blaine Elementary PTA, Chicago
Outstanding Community Service Project:
Nate Perry Elementary PTO, Liverpool, N.Y.
Runner-up: Sand Lake Elementary PTA, Orlando, Fla.
The following groups were selected as Honorable Mention:
Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School PTO, Marlborough, Mass.
Arbor Bay School PS.C., San Carlos, Calif.
Arthur S. May Elementary PTA, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Auburn Village School PTA, Auburn, N.H.
Berewick Elementary PTA, Charlotte, N.C.
Birch Meadow School PTO, Reading, Mass.
Brummitt Elementary PTO, Chesterton, Ind.
Bushnell Elementary and Cherry Creek Elementary Family Links, Lowell, Mich.
Caledonia Elementary PTO, Caledonia, Mich.
Carroll Lutheran School FPP, Westminster, Md.
Cave Hill School CSO, Eastbrook, Maine
Central Elementary PTO, Lebanon, Ind.
Central Elementary PTO, Plainfield, Ind.
Chain of Lakes Elementary PTO, Winter Haven, Fla.
Charles Towne Montessori School, Charleston, S.C.
Cheltenham Elementary PTO, Elkins Park, Pa.
Children's Community School, Waterbury, Conn.
Concordia Elementary PIE, Concordia, Kan.
Corydon Elementary PTO, Corydon, Ind.
Country Meadows Elementary PTO, Muskego, Wis.
CS Porter Middle School Parent Council, Missoula, Mont.
Dixie Canyon Community Charter Elementary PTA, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Durbin Creek PTO, St. Johns, Fla.
Dutton Christian School n/a, Caledonia, Mich.
Eagle Academy Charter School PTO, Eagle River, Alaska
East Picacho Elementary PTO, Las Cruces, N.M.
Echelon Academy, Sandy Spring, Md.
Edward Smith K-8 School PTO, Syracuse, N.Y.
Eleva Intermediate School, Eleva, Wis.
Endeavor Elementary NEST, Kentwood, Mich.
Faith Lutheran School PTF, Anchorage, Alaska
Fletcher Elementary PTO, Fletcher, N.C.
Forest Park Elementary PTA, Little Rock, Ark.
Foster Elementary PTO, Hingham, Mass.
Frank Black Middle School PTO, Houston
Franklin Elementary CHAT, Massillon, Ohio
George H. Mitchell Elementary School Parents Association, Bridgewater, Mass.
Gilbert Campus PTO, Eveleth, Minn.
Glen Hills Elementary PTGH, Cranston, R.I.
Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School Volunteers, Golden Meadow, La.
Golf Middle School & Hynes Elementary PTA, Morton Grove, Ill.
Greenbelt Middle School PTA, Greenbelt, Md.
Greenville Elementary PTA, Greenville, Ala.
H.D. Cooke Elementary PTA, Washington, D.C.
Harmony School of Ingenuity PTO, Houston
Harper Elementary PTO, Harper, Texas
Health and Science School PTO, Beaverton, Ore.
Heard Magnet School PTO, Dothan, Ala.
Hillcrest Academy PTSL, Temecula, Calif.
Howard Elementary PSA, Green Bay, Wis.
Independence Elementary PTA, Lewisville, Texas
Innovation Academy Charter School Community Association, Tyngsboro, Mass.
J.E.J. Moore Middle School PTO, Disputanta, Va.
Jacksonville Country Day School PA, Jacksonville, Fla.
James L. Collins Catholic School PTC, Corsicana, Texas
James River Day School PA, Lynchburg, Va.
Kennard Classical Junior Academy PTO, St. Louis
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, Los Angeles
Loving Shepherd Lutheran School Education Society, Milwaukee
Madison Meadows Middle School PTM, Phoenix
Mary H. Matula Elementary PTO, La Plata, Md.
Mather Elementary Parent Council, Dorchester, Mass.
Matsunaga Elementary/Longview School PTA, Germantown, Md.
Maude Bishop Elementary PTO, Topeka, Kan.
Merrol Hyde Magnet School PTO, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Milan Elementary PTO, Milan, Ind.
Montclair Elementary PFA, Orange Park, Fla.
Montgomery Public Schools SEPAC, Montgomery, Ala.
Morgan Elementary PTO, Shelby Township, Mich.
Mountainville Academy FSO, Alpine, Utah
Mt. Clemens Montessori Academy Parent Guild, Mount Clemens, Mich.
Myers Corners Elementary PTA, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.
Nadine Johnson Elementary PTO, Hutto, Texas
Noble Elementary, San Jose, Calif.
North Beach Elementary PTA, Miami Beach, Fla.
Northland Pines - St. Germain Elementary PTO, St. Germain, Wis.
Notre Dame Middle School Parent Group, Milwaukee
Oak Hill Elementary PTA, Austin, Texas
Oakhurst Elementary PTA, Largo, Fla.
Oaklawn Elementary PTO, Oshkosh, Wis.
Odyssey Charter School PTO, Newnan, Ga.
Owens Primary School PTA, Bakersfield, Calif.
Owsley County Middle/High School PIT Crew, Booneville, Ky.
Oxford Elementary PTO, Oxford, Wis.
Pacific Beach Middle School PTO, San Diego
Patriot Elementary PTO, Papillion, Neb.
Pauline J. Petway Elementary Parents & Staff Association, Vineland, N.J.
Peaslee Elementary PTO, Northborough, Mass.
Pershing Elementary PTA, Orlando, Fla.
Peyton Elementary PEP, Peyton, Colo.
PS 35 Clove Valley School PTA, Staten Island, N.Y.
Ray Marsh Elementary PTA, Shawnee, Kan.
Ritchie Elementary, Wheeling, W.Va.
Riverside School District Parent Teacher Alliance, Painesville, Ohio
Robert P. Ulrich Elementary PTO, California City, Calif.
Rosa Parks Elementary PTO, Woodbridge, Va.
Rossiter Elementary Parent Council, Helena, Mont.
Roxborough Primary & Intermediate PTIC, Roxborough, Colo.
Saint Joseph Catholic School PTO, Bradenton, Fla.
San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School, Felton, Calif.
Sartartia Middle School PTO, Sugar Land, Texas
Sierra Elementary PTO, Alamogordo, N.M.
Springwood Elementary PTO, Tallahassee, Fla.
Springwood School PTO, Lanett, Ala.
St. Aloysius Academy PA, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
St. John the Baptist School PTG, Plum, Pa.
St. Joseph Catholic School PTF, Freeburg, Ill.
St. Joseph School HSO, Rice Lake, Wis.
St. Matthew the Evangelist PTO, Bellevue, Neb.
St. Vincent de Paul School HSA, Stirling, N.J.
Stanford Montessori Design Center PTO, Nashville, Tenn.
The Children's School PTO, Rock Hill S.C.
Trinity Lutheran School PTL, Alma, Mo.
Union Heights Elementary, Morristown, Tenn.
Vera Scott Elementary PTA, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Wallenpaupack South Elementary PTO, Newfoundland, Pa.
Warren Elementary PTO, St. Peters, Mo.
Washington Elementary Parent Group, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
West Seneca Christian School PTFG, West Seneca, N.Y.
West Stafford School PTO, Stafford Springs, Conn.
Westfield Intermediate/Middle Schools PTO, Westfield, Ind.
Westlake Charter School WAVE, Sacramento, Calif.
Wethersfield Schools Spelling Bee, Wethersfield, Conn.
Winding Ridge Elementary School of Inquiry and Performing Arts Family Association, Indianapolis
Woodland Heights Elementary PTO, Mooresville, N.C.
Woodlands Elementary PTA, Amarillo, Texas
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