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Pride of Naches

The Pride of Naches awards honor certificated and classified employees, as well as district volunteers. These awards recognize an individual or group’s hard work and dedication to the Naches Valley School District for this school year.  This recognition is designed to call attention to the characteristics which make each award recipient truly outstanding in N•A•C•H•E•S. As a nominator, describe how the nominee meets criteria in these six categories:  

  • Notable leader

  • Attitude

  • Citizenship

  • Honor

  • Excellence

  • Service

Information contained in the nomination materials will be treated confidentially and used only by the selection committee comprised of representatives from various groups.  Nominations must be submitted and received in the district office by April 30th.  No exceptions will be given to this deadline. Nominations may be submitted in person or by email to


Pride of Naches Award Nomination Guidelines

Who is eligible for Nomination?

  • Educators: Teachers, counselors, administrators, and other certificated staff including substitutes.

  • Support Staff:  para-educators, transportation, custodians, groundskeepers, secretaries, and other classified staff including substitutes.

  • Volunteers:  includes, anyone who has worked without pay such as classroom or field trip volunteers, tutors, PTSA/Booster Club leaders, committee members that fit the criteria.

  • Community partner or NVSD group (PTSA, NVCC, reading coaches, tech coaches, PLC’s, etc.)

Important Facts:

  • Certificated and classified nominees can be either a full-time or part-time employees.

  • All forms must be signed by the nominator.  NO exceptions.

  • After being received, nominations will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of representatives from various groups. 

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