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Celebrate Disability History and Awareness Month Contest Winners

Jan. 31, 2020


Congratulations to the WCPSS 2019 Disability History & Awareness Month Contest Winners! 


Eleven schools and six teachers will be recognized for their award winning efforts to increase public awareness and respect for students and adults with disabilities in this year's "Every Student, Every Day" Campaign.


The winners are:


District Awareness Challenge: Lessons and Activities

  • Gold: Olive Chapel Elementary
  • Silver: Reedy Creek Middle
  • Bronze: Adams Elementary

School Video Contest 

  • Gold: Walnut Creek Elementary
  • Silver: Lead Mine Elementary
  • Bronze: Adams Elementary

School Banner Contest

  • Gold: Adams Elementary
  • Silver: Beaverdam and Lead Mine elementary schools
  • Bronze: Jeffreys Grove Elementary and North Wake College & Career Academy

Twitter Daily Quotes Award

  • Gold: Davis Drive Elementary
  • Silver: Jeffreys Grove Elementary
  • Bronze: Dillard Drive Middle

Top Individual Tweeters

  • Gold: Kimberly Miller, Susan McDermott, & Kristie Markman 
  • Silver: Shawn Kreig 
  • Bronze: Janell Mooney & Emily Culver

Twitter School Engagement Award (Showing Disability History & Awareness Month Activities at School)

  • Gold: Adams Elementary
  • Silver: Sycamore Creek Elementary
  • Bronze: Dillard Drive Middle

Overall Disability History & Awareness Month Winning Region

  • Western


Special thanks to our judges and everyone who engaged students across the district in the DHAM lessons, activities, daily discussion quotes, twitter campaign, and contests.


To learn how your school can access the WCPSS Disability History & Awareness Month resources and prepare to participate in the fall, email Velinda Prince