University City PACEsetter Award

  • awards table 2023DEADLINE: THIRD FRIDAY IN MARCH
    Online Nomination Form - preferred
    Nominations are accepted year-round.

    PACEsetters are individuals who have made contributions to a particular school or the district by Positively Affecting Community Education. Nominees are evaluated on the following areas:

    • Commendable district/school accomplishments
    • Above and beyond what is normally expected
    • Special abilities that enhance student/school success

    Whenever possible, nominations should include at least two letters of recommendation from persons other than the nominator. Submissions are limited to the nomination form, letters of recommendation and up to three (3) additional pages. All nominations will be judged based on the material(s) submitted by the deadline of 4 p.m. on the third Friday in March. Note: Large group nominations may be limited to only the group organizer(s) on behalf of the entire group at the discretion of the selection committee or District administration. 

    Nominations should be submitted to:

    PACEsetter Award Selection Committee
    c/o Office of Communications
    McNair Administration Building
    7700 Olive Blvd.
    University City, MO 63130

    • Nominations may also be submitted via your nearest University City public school's main office. Please be sure to address your sealed envelope as stated above and allow two school days for arrival to McNair building. 

    • E-mail nominations are accepted and may be sent to A confirmation will be provided upon receipt of an e-mailed nomination form.

    Nominations received after deadline will be held for the following year. 

    New awardee(s) are announced during a springtime school board meeting and during the District's year-end U Are Special, formerly called Honorees & Retirees, Reception in May.

    Click here for a list of past awardees.