Outstanding Catholic School Educator of the Year

Former superintendent, Jim Mattingly, with the 2017 Outstanding Educator of the Year for Catholic schools, Jennifer Wurth.
Attention parents and students of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Owensboro: has a teacher changed you or your child’s life for the better? If so, nominate this teacher for the Outstanding Catholic School Educator of the Year!


Anyone, with the exception of an immediate family member, may nominate an educator for the award.  All information concerning nominees will be kept confidential, including the name of the person submitting the nomination.

The educator must currently be employed in the Diocese of Owensboro and must have taught for a minimum of five years in the Diocesan Schools.

The Outstanding Catholic School Educator must be a role model as an outstanding human being; have a major influence in the lives of students; show concern with the faith development as well as the physical, mental and emotional development of students; and encourage students to improve their abilities and talents.

The deadline for nominations is July 1, 2018.  A committee will serve as judges.  The winner will be announced on July 27 at the Living as Missionary Disciples: Day of Prayer and Witness for Catholic Educators at Blessed Mother in Owensboro.

This award is sponsored by the diocesan Catholic Schools Office and the Principals Association.