maria stumpMurray Education Foundation (MEF) has opened nominations for its 20th Annual Pinnacle Awards recognition, honoring outstanding MCSD educators, a classified employee, volunteer, and administrator.

Nominations are being accepted through Friday, January 27, 2023 from anyone in the Murray community, including parents, students, Murray citizens, and district personnel.

There are two ways to nominate your deserving MCSD teacher, employee, volunteer, and, this year an administrator. Administrators are only periodically open for nomination:

  1. Go here to complete our simple digital form, or
  2. You can also download and complete a printed form found here

All applicants and winners are reviewed and chosen by MEF committee and board members. Recipients are recognized at an awards celebration (March 16, 2023) where they receive a bronze statuette, a $1000 cash award, and a gift basket.

If you have questions, contact Jeanne Habel, MEF Executive Director, at