• The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees has received and nominated the district for numerous awards over the years. Below is a listing of some of the winners. 

     

    2017 Nevada Association of School Boards 

    • New School Board Member of the Year: Katy Simon Holland
    • Veteran School Board Member of the Year: John Mayer 
    • Organizational Friend of Public Education: Save our Schools Washoe (nominated by the Board of Trustees) 
    • School Administrator of the Year: Tom Brown, Principal Galena HS (nominated by the Board of Trustees)   

     

    2016 Nevada Association of School Boards

    • Media Award for Outstanding Education Reporting in a County with Population above 100,000: Dennis Myers, Reno News and Reviwe (nominated by the Board of Trustees) 

     

    2015 Nevada Association of School Boards 

    • Veteran School Board Member of the Year: Dr. Barbara McLaury 
    • District Employee Making a Difference: Dr. Dana Ryan, Director of Career/Technical Education and Signature Academies (nominated by the Board of Trustees)

     

    2014 Nevada Association of School Boards 

    • Executive Director's Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Public Education and Nevada School Boards for Service in the Legislative Interim: Mike Schroeder, Budget Director 

     

    2013 Nevada Association of School Boards 

    • Individual Friends to K-12 Public Education: Jim Pfrommer, Washoe County
    • Media Award for Outstanding Education ReportingTelevision: Ariana Bennett, KTVN Channel 2 Reno 
    • School Administrator of the Year: Richard Swanberg 

     

    2013 CUBE Awards