Each fall, Canyons District gives Apex Awards to educators, employees, local elected officials, corporate partners, community 
leaders and volunteers at a by-invitation-only event. This will be the fourth year CSD has honored outstanding educators, administrators and community supporters with Apex Awards.

Apex Award categories are: 
  •   Teacher of the Year 
  •   School Administrator of the Year
  •   District Administrator of the Year
  •   Business Partner of the Year
  •   Volunteer of the Year
  •   Elected Official of the Year
  •   Education Support Professional of the Year
  •   Legacy Award
Use this easy-to-use online tool to read more about the categories and to submit nominations.

Nominations for Apex Awards can be submitted for all categories except Teacher of the Year. Our Teacher of the Year is selected in the spring and is CSD’s nominee in the state Teacher of the Year competition.

Videos of previous winners can be accessed on our YouTube channel. 

Questions? Call Jeff Haney in the Office of Public Communications at 801-826-5084 or send a note to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
A magical math teacher, a rock star volunteer and Canyon School District’s inaugural superintendent were among the 13 recipients of the fourth annual Apex Awards ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

Canyons’ Board of Education initiated the Apex Awards in 2010 as a way to publicly acknowledge and honor champions of public education in the community. Educators, District employees, legislators, city officials, community leaders and volunteers who go above and beyond receive the District’s highest recognition as a result of their tireless work on behalf of Canyons District students.

“The word ‘apex’ is a mathematical term,” Board of Education President Sherril Taylor said at the award ceremony. “It’s the height of a true challenge ... The people we are honoring know well what it takes to reach the top. Through their words and deeds, they have not just followed the paths in front of them, they have blazed a trail for others to follow.”

This year’s recipients are:

Recipients of the award and some 200 guests were honored at a dinner and reception at The Gathering Place at Gardner Village on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2013.


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