This year, Presidential Award recognition programs were held at the five (5) Kirkwood elementary schools, three award programs on the last day of school,
Thursday, May 28th:
(1) Keysor elementary
(2) North Glendale elementary
(3) Robinson elementary
(4) Tillman elementary
(5) Westchester elementary
The club was represented at these events by James Delgado, Tom Bruns, Bill Link, Frank Jones and Ray Schulz.
2014 Presidential Awards Schedule
This year's schedule of student/school award programs are as follows:
(1) Robinson School - Monday, May 19th @ 12:15 p.m.
(2) Westchester - May 29th 5th Grade "Green Program"
(3) North Glendale - June 2nd @ 2:00 p.m. - Tyler Zazeneta will receive an award for his big
heart and ability to include and provide for a student with special needs inside/outside
(4) Tillman - to be determined
Any club member that would like to participate in these events should contact either Bill Link or Ray Schulz.
On May 10, 2013 our club presented certificates of recognition to students at Keysor Elementary School on Couch Ave. A club donation and an update to the award placque was presented by Dan Geeting and Ray Schulz to the teachers of the class.
Photos taken at the May 10th celebration appear below. This was the students last day of class and they were celebrating outside as "Missouri Day", where they dressed in historic Missouri costumes and learned historic crafts, such as candle-making.
The Kirkwood Optimist Club kicked off its Presidential Award Program in December at the Glendale North Grade School at the beginning of their Christmas Holiday Program. Pictures of the award, a downloadable copy of the award certificate and event photos appear below along with photos of subsequent award recipients.
On May 22, 2012 our club presented awards to student volunteers at Robinson Elementary School. Pictures of the teachers, students with their awards and Co-Chairman Bill Link appear below.
On Friday, May 4, 2012 - - Chairman Bill Link presented the club's Presidential Award placque and certificate to Keysor Elementary School's fifth grade safety patrol at the beginning of the school spirit program. Event photos appear below with school principal, Mr. Painter, students and Presidential Award Co-chairman Bill Link.