Nominate a "Friend of Education"

Do you know someone who has had a positive impact on Pennridge students over a long period of time? Someone whose hard work and dedication is worthy of public recognition?

If so, please consider submitting a nomination for a 2017 “Friend of Education” presented by the Pennridge Community Education Foundation. Nominations are due by Friday, January 27.

It could be a teacher or administrator. A staff member or parent. A volunteer, school director, custodian, or bus driver...anyone (individual or organization) who has made indelible contributions to our school community.  

Previous winners have included:

  • Penn Central MS Principal Dr. Thomas Rutter; 
  • Deibler Elementary School Principal Deb Brady; 
  • Longtime coach and athletics director Wayne Helman;
  • Teachers Randy Swope, Patty Yost, Cathy Moyer and Charles Lainhart;
  • School secretary Suzie Wolfinger; 
  • School director Dr. Peter Yarnell;
  • Superintendent Dr. Robert Kish;
  • Parent volunteer Jackie Firuta;
  • Acting coaches Tad and Samantha Brannon; and
  • The Pennridge-Perkasie Rotary Club.

Nomination Form

Winners will be recognized at the Seventh Annual  "A Lovely Evening" on Tuesday, April 25 at the Sellersville Theater.

To date, PCEF has contributed more than $20,000 in Innovative Learning Grants, scholarships, sponsorships, and educational opportunities to students and teachers in the Pennridge School District.