Soar Awards

Soar Awards2017-2018 SOAR Awards
Service & Outstanding Achievement Recognition

Recognize a special person who has gone above and beyond in their contributions to make a significant difference in the Affton School District and community.

Submit a nomination form online.


The Affton School District proudly announces the 22nd annual SOAR (Service & Outstanding Achievement Recognition) Award Program. The SOAR Award is bestowed upon individuals who show excellence of character, performance, leadership and service to the Affton School District and community, and is presented to a maximum of 6 individuals each year. The 2018 SOAR Awards will be presented on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 pm in the Affton High School Auditorium (8309 Mackenzie Road, 63123).

Eligibility Guidelines

Any individual providing volunteer service to the Affton School District or working at an Affton School District location is eligible to be nominated for the SOAR Award. This can include a volunteer or community member, support staff or professional staff. Previous SOAR recipients are not eligible to be nominated for a period of five (5) years from their selection. A complete list of previous recipients may be found here.

The rubric used for scoring SOAR nominations may be found here.

Nomination Procedure

Online nominations may be submitted here. You may also download a PDF of the nomination form here.

Nomination forms are available in the office of each Affton school and the Administration Center. The signed form should be forwarded in a sealed envelope marked “SOAR Award Nomination” on the outside. This envelope may be sent through interschool mail or U.S. mail to:

SOAR Awards
Affton School District
8701 Mackenzie Road
Affton, MO 63123

Nominations will also be accepted online via the Affton School District website at For additional information, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (314) 633-5905.

Selection Process

The SOAR Award honorees are selected anonymously by a 7-member committee representing a cross section of Affton citizens, staff, and former SOAR recipients.

Application Deadline

Completed applications must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018.

Special Note

An annual Superintendent’s Award can be given and the Affton School District Teacher of the Year will be recognized during the SOAR Awards Program.

Previous Winners

Previous SOAR Award Winners are not eligible to be nominated for a period of five (5) years from the year of their selection. A complete list of previous recipients may be found here.

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