Social Studies - Daniel J. Evans Civic Education Award Program
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Social Studies

Daniel J. Evans Civic Education Award for Students

Established by the Washington State Legislature in 2003, this award is named after former Washington State Governor Daniel J. Evans. It recognizes four students, two from Western Washington and two from Eastern Washington, for their civic leadership and academic achievement in social studies.

Who is eligible for the Evans Award?
Any student in grades 3–12 who has successfully completed an OSPI-Developed Civics Assessment and who is a civic leader in his/her classroom, school, and/or community.

How are students nominated for the Evans Award?
Teachers, principals, counselors, or other school personnel may nominate students online. The deadline to nominate is June 30 each year.

How are the winners selected?
Winners are selected by a statewide committee of social studies teacher leaders. Two students from each side of the state receive recognition.

How are the winners recognized?
Awards are presented to the students in their home districts, often at a school assembly or school board meeting.

Please contact Social Studies Program Supervisor Jerry Price for more information.


   Updated 12/10/2018

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