The Respect Award is given annually to recognize one staff member who welcomes, includes, and demonstrates respect for individuals from all groups, including the various characteristics of persons in our community. Recipient receives a sterling silver lapel pin and a $500 monetary award. The award is part of the Division’s Excellence Awards program.

Respect Award Recipients:


Lapel Pin:  The custom-made sterling silver pin, handcrafted exclusively by Montelongo's Fine Jewelry, is the Council's triple infinity symbol, represents that its three parts; Climate, Culture and Respect, should be ongoing and endless.