Soar with the Eagles Award

This award is presented annually in honor of Ruth Keeling to encourage the development of leadership in the United Education Profession. This award recognizes a new leader who is starting to "soar."

Nominee must:

  1. Be an active member whose presence and contribution of time, energy, and wisdom within the past year has made a difference to the United Education Profession.
  2. The recipient should be an outstanding new leader who is starting to soar.
  3. Cannot be a current member of the Missouri NEA Board of Directors

Award: The recipient receives a full scholarship to the Missouri NEA Leadership Conference in the summer following the award recognition.

Nomination Deadline: Feb. 15

Nomination Process: Nominations should be submitted in writing, using the provided form, to the Missouri NEA President. The honoree is determined by the Board of Directors.