Nominations have closed for this year’s Celebration of Afterschool. Please check back in December for the listing of 2021 Recognition Recipients.
Outstanding Professional Award
This award is presented to an individual who serves as a model to other afterschool professionals around the state, exhibiting career proficiency and personal excellence. The individual receiving this award should not only be seen as a leader in their programming, but also in making positive contributions to the field of afterschool in Missouri.
Rising Star Award
This award is presented to an individual who has been in the afterschool field for 2 years or less, but has exhibited a passion and excitement for working with school-age youth. The individual receiving this award should be seen as positive, enthusiastic, and innovative in delivering programming to youth each day.
In 2020 afterschool professionals and partners have gone above and beyond to serve the students and families of Missouri during the pandemic. Read more about the honorees and their accomplishments here: