Nominations Sought for the 2018 UD Medals Program

Feb 26, 2018

The Upper Dublin Medals Program is one of the most prestigious recognition programs in the area and this year celebrates its 34th annual event.

Perhaps there is an Upper Dublin Citizen, Educator, Community Business or Non-profit Organization that you feel is deserving of this special recognition. Nominations are now being accepted in three categories. Nominees must meet one or more of the criteria listed --- details of specific actions or relevant circumstances, plus your commentary, help the Selection Committee make its decision. Selection Committees are comprised up of community members who meet as a group and review the nominations received. Nominations due no later than Thurs., March 22, 2018

Link to nomination form, criteria for candidates (also below), and list of previous recipients:  2018 UD Medals Nomination Form

1/ Outstanding Educator-The Selection Committee chooses an educator who has made a significant contribution to the educational process. The individual should possess the ability to communicate and relate to students toward educational achievement; should “care” about teaching and “the kids”; possess a high degree of expertise in his/her chosen field; demonstrate a willingness to share ideas, talents, and experience; and promote a willingness to participate in both school and community activities. This award is limited to either a full-time administrator or teacher employed by the School District of Upper Dublin.  

2/ Outstanding Citizen-The Selection Committee chooses a member of the Upper Dublin community for recognition of exemplary service to the community, including, charitable work, volunteer service, community involvement or achievements. The criteria apply to long-term service and/or special dedication during a recent community commitment or service project that benefited the entire Upper Dublin community. Those individuals currently serving an elected or appointed position are excluded if the work for which they are credited was completed as part of their assigned duties.
3/ Outstanding Community Business or Non-Profit Organization -The Selection Committee chooses a community non-profit organization or a business that has contributed significantly to enhancing opportunities for the students of Upper Dublin and/or improving the quality of life for the citizens of Upper Dublin. Criteria apply to long-term service and/or special activities during a recent community service project that benefited the entire Upper Dublin community.


Mark Your Calendars: Awards will be presented at the 34th Annual Upper Dublin Medals Ceremony on Wed., May 16 at Manufacturers’ Golf and Country Club, 511 Dreshertown Road, Fort Washington. Reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. Awards program begins at 7:30 p.m. The community is invited to attend and an invitation will follow ---reservations accepted beginning April 18. Reservations are $25/person if paid in advance (Preferred) and $30 at the door. The Upper Dublin Medals Program is presented by Upper Dublin Township, the School District of Upper Dublin, the Fort Washington Business Alliance and the Upper Dublin Education Foundation, which benefits from event proceeds.