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Hawkins Educator of the Year 2022-2023 Nominations Closed - Stay Tune for the Top 5 Finalists!

Western & Southern Financial Group established the Dr. Lawrence C. Hawkins Educator of the Year Award to inspire and reward excellence among educators in Cincinnati Public Schools. The Hawkins Award honors one educator who has elevated the educational process in our public schools to an exceptional level through personal commitment, dedicated focus and outstanding results. 

One outstanding Cincinnati Public Schools educator will receive a personal award of $10,000. Current Cincinnati Public School District faculty members with at least five years of experience as an educator and three or more most recent years of educational experience in the Cincinnati Public School District are eligible. 

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Nominations were closed - Friday, March 10, 2023.

Stay Tuned for our Top 5 Finalists in April 2023!