Honorary Service Awards

Honorary Service Awards (HSA) are designed to publicly acknowledge an individual or organization for outstanding community service to children and youth in a community. There are six award categories:

  • Very Special Person: This award is given to recognize an individual or organization for their service to PTA.
  • Honorary Service: This award is given to recognize an individual or organization for outstanding service to children and youth in your community, going above and beyond what is asked of them.
  • Continuing Service: This award is given to recognize an individual or organization for ongoing or long-time service to children and youth, providing support year after year.
  • Outstanding Teacher (previously Troy Educator of the Year): This award may be given to recognize a teacher for outstanding service to children and youth through PTA, school, or community.
  • Outstanding Administrator: This award may be given to recognize an administrator for outstanding service to children and youth through PTA, school, or the community.
  • Golden Oak: This award is given to recognize, as the most prestigious of the Honorary Service Awards, an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the welfare of children and youth in a school or community.

2023-2024 HSA Recipients

Very Special Person Award: Nancy Nankil
Honorary Service Award: Xuegen Zhu, Eva Wang, Angelica Villavicencio
Continuing Service Award: Angel Fong
Outstanding Teacher Award: Coming Soon
Outstanding Administrator Award: Coming Soon
Golden Oak Service Award: Karen Noronha

Presenting 2023-2024 Honorary Service Award

2022-2023 HSA Recipients

Honorary Service Award: Ellie Brzycki, Amy Katz and Andrew Miranda
Outstanding Teacher Award: Don Allen and Hyonwoo Lee
Outstanding Administrator Award: Tina Wilde

Presenting 2022-2023 Honorary Service Award
Presenting 2022-2023 Outstanding Teacher Award (missing awardees)
Presenting 2022-2023 Outstanding Administrator Award

2021-2022 HSA Recipients

Very Special Person Award: Helen Kharrat
Honorary Service Award: Kuntari Wijanarko
Continuing Service Award: Yuling Li
Outstanding Teacher Award: Natalie Harper
Outstanding Administrator Award: Laurie Downum
Golden Oak Service Award: Daryl Bowman

2020-2021 HSA Recipients

Very Special Person Award: Marida Petitjean
Honorary Service Award: Yuling Li
Continuing Service Award: Christy Carter and Wendy Reid
Outstanding Teacher Award: Jesse Knowles
Outstanding Administrator Award: Lance Bletscher and William Mynster
Golden Oak Service Award: Tracy Wang