Named after former Washington State Governor Daniel J. Evans, this award recognizes four students, two from Western Washington and two from Eastern Washington, for their civic leadership and academic achievement in social studies.
Any student in grades 3–12 who has successfully completed an OSPI-Developed Assessment in civics and who is a civic leader in his/her classroom, school, and/or community.
Teachers, principals, counselors or other school personnel may nominate students
online. Nominations for the 2016-17 school year will open in February of 2017.
Winners are selected by a statewide committee of social studies leaders. Two students from each side of the state receive recognition.
Awards are presented to the students in their home districts, often at a school board meeting or community event.
Please contact Social Studies Program Supervisor
Carol Coe for more information.