12th Annual Making a Difference Awards

  • The Making a Difference Awards are an annual event sponsored by Delaware County's Right to Education Local Task Force. The event recognizes outstanding individuals who meet one of the following criteria:

    • Students who have persevered and overcome challenges to be successful within an inclusive setting.
    • Students who have demonstrated exceptional support, friendship, acceptance, and understanding to ensure the inclusion of classmates of all abilities.
    • Adults who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts through their exceptional work to promote acceptance and understanding to ensure the inclusion of all children of all abilities.


    2024 Nomination & Awards Information


    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 Making a Difference Awards. Submit your nomination by February 29, 2024 at 4p.m. Written and video submissions will be accepted.

    Making a Difference Nomination Form

    Nominees may include students, administrators, teacher, paraprofessionals, reading specialists, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, community members, etc.

    Winners will be notified by April 19, 2024.

    Award Ceremony

    April 30, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Springfield High School