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Accepting nominations for 2016 AppLE Awards through Sept.30 

AttentionForward in the Fifth (FIF), a nonprofit education organization that helps to raise educational attainment levels in the Fifth Congressional District, is seeking nominations for the Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) Awards.

Now in its fifth year, the AppLE Awards recognize leaders in education, including local parent and student groups, who have made significant contributions to promote and support education in Forward in the Fifth’s 45-county primary service region.

The AppLE Award categories for nominations include:

  • Educator (early childhood, K-12, higher education, adult education)
  • Community/Business Leader
  • Parent or Parent Group
  • Student or Student Group

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