MARANATHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY’S PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHER AWARDS
12/02/2017

At the end of every school year, Maranatha Christian Academy, a private K-12 Christian school located in Brooklyn Park.

Online PR News – 02-December-2017 – Minnesota – At the end of every school year, Maranatha Christian Academy, a private K-12 Christian school located in Brooklyn Park, MN, hosts an end-of-the-year BBQ and awards ceremony. The following is a list of the awards and the winners for the 2016-17 academic year. Congratulations award winners.
 The Leadership Award (1 Peter 5:2-3): This award is to recognize an MCA employee who lives out Godly leadership and influence with andamong their peers. This person has both vision and follow-through to bring about improvements and enhancements to their department, area, or to MCA as a whole. The award is $1,000 cash, plaque, and name prominently displayed at the school.
 2016-17 Winner: Deb Larson-Wooton
 Innovation in the Classroom (Eph. 2:10): This award recognizes innovation and creativity in the classroom. Teachers who construct a learning environment where students explore, imagine, and engage in a variety of stimulating and innovative experiences and who inspire a joy of learning in their students will be nominated for this award by their principals and peers. The recipient receives a $1,000 cash prize, plaque, and name prominently displayed at the school.
 2016-17 Winner: Evan Handrick
 Instructional Excellence (Psalm 32:8): This award recognizes those teachers who excel in instruction and pedagogy. Those who demonstrate a conspicuous desire for student achievement and learning while providing an environment of compassionate care will be nominated by their principals and peers for this award. The award is $1,000 cash, plaque, and name prominently displayed at the school.
 2016-17 Winner: Cheri Clausen
 Faithful Servant (Matthew 25:21): This award is to identify those among our community who faithfully serve those around them with a humble and giving heart. Those that consistently strive to assist and support others will be nominated by their peers within the entire staff for this award. The recipient receives a $1,000 cash prize, plaque, and name prominently displayed at the school.
 2016-17 Winner: Karen Boese
 Teamwork and Collaboration Award (Ecc. 4:9-12): This award will be granted on an annual basis to a group or department(s) modeling teamwork and collaboration in ways that support the vision and programs of Maranatha Christian Academy. Each individual associated with a larger collaborative effort will be recognized by administrators and peers for this award. The winners of this award will split $2000 cash, receive a plaque, and have their name displayed in the school.
 2016-17 Winner: Lower School Paraprofessionals (Jenny Huhne, Kathy Brandstetter, Amy Cox, Griffin Finton, Jenni Baden, and Tanya Frey)