Clifford E. Paine Volunteerism Award

  • The Fennville Public School Board of Education, in its desire to provide a lasting recognition to Clifford E. Paine, Jr. for his nineteen years of dedicated service to the school district, established the Clifford E. Paine Volunteerism award in 1989.

    The purpose of this award is to promote the concept of community volunteerism by the students of the district, and to provide special recognition for others who may volunteer their time and talents toward the improvement of educational opportunities in the district.

    This is an annual award and will be presented to a member of the Fennville community who has distinguished themself through community volunteerism and/or toward the improvement of educational opportunities for students in the District.  

  • Recipents

    1990

    • Samuel F. Morehead

    1991

    • Donna Earl

    1992

    • Martin "Bo" Mason

    1993

    • Willis Mullen

    1994

    • Robert Hutchinson

    1995

    • Margaret Sessions

    1996

    • Mark Schrock
    • Martha Schrock

    1997

    • Betty Barnes

    1998

    • Vincent Carver
    • Frances Carver

    1999

    • Ron Schipper

    2000

    • Jan Landry
    • Kathy Morrow

    2001

    • Al Lashell

    2002

    • Rebecca Crane

    2003

    • Linda Stennett

    2004

    • Sally Bell

    2005

    • Casandra Garpow

    2006

    • Margaret Sessions

    2007

    • Kelly Korman
    • Ray Diffenderffer

    2008

    • Leslie Obbink

    2009

    • Larry Morse

    2010

    • Sarah Clark

    2011

    • Sandy Busscher

    2012

    • Carol Josefowicz

    2013

    • Darlene Hollander

    2014

    • Connee Laaksonen

    2015

    • Kim Overhiser

    2016

    • Joyce Bruder

    2017

    • Jubentino Sanchez

    2018

    • Pam Pierson

    2019

    • Jody Martin
    • Leah Ilmberger

     

  • Nomination Process

    Any person may submit the name(s) of a candidate with as much pertinent information as possible.
     
    While Board of Education members and school employees may be nominated for the Paine Volunteerism Award, they will not be eligible to be the recipient. However, they will receive notification of their nomination as well as a certificate.
     
    An individual may only receive the Paine Volunteerism Award one time.
     
    A committee, appointed by the Fennville Board of Education, will review all nominations and select the recipient.
     
    All qualified candidates shall be awarded a Certificate of Appreciation.
     
     
    Nominations must be received before March 31 to be considered in that year’s selection process.
    Nomination forms are also available at Central Office located at 5 Memorial Dr, Fennville MI 49408. Completed forms must be submitted to the Central Office.