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NOVA District PTA Student Awards Ceremony & Reception
Friday, April 20, 2018
7:00 – 9:00pm

Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, 6560 Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22312

Join us for the 2018 NOVA District PTA Student Awards Ceremony & Reception at Thomas Jefferson HS for Science & Technology as we celebrate student recognition for Reflections, Citizenship Essay, Power Plates, and Scholarships.

Please review the attached NOVA District & Virginia PTA Reflections Awards and NOVA District Citizenship Essay Awards. All students receiving awards will be invited to the Student Awards Ceremony.

Congratulations to all of our Student Award Recipients!

2018 NOVA District and VA PTA Awards List with Participants

2018 NOVA District PTA Citizenship Essay Awards Finalists

7:00 – 7:30 pm: Registration & Social Reception (pick up entries)
7:30 – 9:00 pm: Guest Speakers, Awards Program, Student Performances

Light Refreshments will be served in the auditorium lobby (enter through Entrance 12).

​​​​​​​Please RSVP for this FREE event by Sunday, April 15th.



NOVA District PTA Annual Meeting and Awards Reception
Sunday, April 29, 2018
2:30-4:30 p.m.
Mount Vernon Country Club

Registration Fee:  $15 per person  REGISTER HERE
Please Register before April 20th

Alexandria City, Arlington County, Fairfax City,
Fairfax County and Falls Church City PTAs

Are you planning to attend and represent your PTA/PTSA?  Please join us to network with other PTA leaders and celebrate our special award nominees as well as have a chance to win great door prizes! 

Mount Vernon Country Club
5111 Old Mill Road
Alexandria, VA 22309

Guest of Honor
Sarah Gross, Virginia PTA President


Awards presented for Membership, District Volunteers of the Year, Diversity, Family Engagement, Male Engagement, Principals, Superintendents, Educators, Staff, and Outstanding Units.

Business Meeting Agenda
2018-19 Allotment & Other Income Budget
2018-20 District Officers Election

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Registration & Social Reception
Student Musical Performances

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
District Business Meeting
Guest Speakers
Awards Program

Door Prize Drawing

Reception Menu
Grilled Vegetables
Assorted Cheese and Fruit
Gourmet Popcorn
Assorted Desserts
Ice Tea and Lemonade

Please Register Online by Friday, April 20, $15 per person


Questions?  Contact:  Martha Coleman, Events Chair

Check online maps for directions:

We hope to see you there!



March 9: There still time to submit your student’s favorite healthy recipe! VA PTA Power Plates Student healthy recipe applications are due next week. Click here for the Virginia PTA Power Plates Rules and Entry Form 2017-2018.  Learn more here!

March 14: Join us in DC as we meet with our federal legislators during National PTA Legislative Day on the Hill! Join our NOVA District PTA Delegation by contacting:

March 22: Nominations for NOVA District PTA Officers are due. Apply online here. Questions? Contact

March 31: Jan Harp Domene Diversity & Inclusion Award deadline. Learn more here!

April 5: Apply for the NOVA District Awards and nominate your principal, superintendent, educators, volunteers and your PTA for family engagement, male engagement, diversity, and outstanding unit awards!

All eight awards are included in the 2018 AWARDS PACKET. Questions, please contact We will recognize all nominees and finalists at our April 29 NOVA District Annual Meeting & Awards Reception, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Country Club. Online Registration Opens on Sunday, March 4!

Check out National PTA Grants & Awards opportunities here!


Your partners in PTA,

Director – Debbie Kilpatrick
Assistant Director – Michelle Leete
Secretary/Treasurer – Denise Bolton
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