Named after former Washington State Governor Daniel J. Evans, this award recognizes four students, two from Western Washington and two from Eastern Washington, for their civic leadership and academic achievement in social studies.
Any student in grades 3–12 who has successfully completed an OSPI-developed classroom assessment in civics and who is a civic leader in his/her classroom, school and/or community.
Teachers, principals, counselors or other school personnel may nominate students online. The deadline to nominate is June 1, 2015.
Winners are selected by a statewide committee of social studies leaders. Two students from each side of the state receive recognition.
Award-winning students and their parents and teachers are invited to Olympia to participate in Civic Education Day, which is held in February each year. Awards are presented in a ceremony at the State Capitol.
Please contact Social Studies Program Supervisor
Carol Coe for more information.