Nolan Elementary Named 2013 Tennessee PTA Outstanding Elementary Local Unit Of The Year

Monday, May 6, 2013

Nolan Elementary was named the 2013 Hamilton County PTA Outstanding Elementary Local Unit of the Year.

In total, Nolan Elementary won 18 state and county PTA awards this school year.

  • Tennessee PTA Outstanding Elementary Local Unit of the Year
  • Tennessee PTA Award of Excellence - Elementary - School Decision Making
  • Five Tennessee PTA Awards of Merit (Elementary) for Advocacy, Collaborating with the Community, Communicating, Student Learning and Most Creative Membership Campaign
  • Five Tennessee PTA Membership Awards for 100% Membership (one member for every student), 100% Faculty & Staff Membership, Membership Challenge Award, Continuous Membership Increase for the 4th year in a row, and Early Bird Membership Reporting
  • "300 Hours of Power" Award for at least 300 male involvement volunteer hours
  • Tennessee PTA Leadership Achievement Award
  • Hamilton County PTA Outstanding Elementary Local Unit of the Year
  • Hamilton County PTA Most Volunteer Hours for a Non-Magnet School - 11,685 hours
  • Largest PTA Membership in Hamilton County
  • Largest PTA Membership Numerical Increase in Hamilton County

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