Anyone can nominate an individual for an award below. Please consider doing so!

1. DEATHERAGE HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR -

The "coach of the year" should be the person whose work during the current academic year best exemplifies the educational values of policy debate at the high school level. This cannot be captured in a formula, but the following factors are among those that are clearly relevant: (i) the number of the coach's students regularly participating at tournaments, (ii) the degree of improvement his or her debaters have experienced during the year, (iii) the consistency and growth in student participation experienced during the year, and (iv) the competitive success of those students at tournaments.

To nominate an individual fill out the following form
http://tinyurl.com/2012HSCoach

2. MIDDLE SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR -

The "coach of the year" should be the person whose work during the current academic year best exemplifies the educational values of policy debate at the middle school level. This cannot be captured in a formula, but the following factors are among those that are clearly relevant: (i) the number of the coach's students regularly participating at tournaments, (ii) the degree of improvement his or her debaters have experienced during the year, (iii) the consistency and growth in student participation experienced during the year, and (iv) the competitive success of those students at tournaments.

To nominate an individual fill out the following form
http://tinyurl.com/2012MSCoach

3. SPOTLIGHT STUDENT AWARD -

The Dallas UDA would like to spotlight students who have been particularly remarkable. The Dallas UDA would like to spotlight the students who have tangibly shown their love of debate, their determination to improve, and their desire to improve the Dallas UDA and larger Dallas community. Please consider spotlight several students who have stood out to you.

To nominate an individual fill out the following form
http://tinyurl.com/2012SpotlightStudent

If you, your students, or others would like to nominate an individual for Volunteer of the Year or Administrator of the Year, please email Nicole Serrano with your suggestions.

Deadline is March 21st at midnight.