FLAM AWARDS 2017

FLAM recognizes and honors outstanding students, educators, and administrators for the contribution to foreign language education

Distinguished Foreign Language Award

Susan Lynn, Liberty North High School, Liberty, MO

This prestigious award is presented each year to an outstanding Missouri educator who has significantly and positively impacted foreign language teaching and learning.  The honoree must possess a minimum of ten years teaching experience at the elementary, middle, secondary, or post-secondary level.  Read More...

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jackie Kenny, Neosho High School, Neosho, MO

FLAM’s highest award is presented to an outstanding Missouri teacher who has devoted his or her professional career to the improvement of foreign language learning. The honoree must be within two years of retirement or recently retired. The honoree must have a minimum of fifteen years teaching experience at the elementary, middle, secondary, or postsecondary level.  Read More...

Excellence in Foreign Language Studies Award

Reagan Krueger, Liberty Senior High School, Liberty, MO

This prestigious award is given to a Junior or Senior high school student of foreign language who exhibits superior performance in the foreign language classroom.  The nominated students must demonstrate superior ability dependent  upon their level of study in reading and listening comprehension, interpersonal and presentational speaking/writing and cultural awareness; demonstrate excellence in classroom cooperation and good citizenship; exemplify trustworthiness and responsibility; and display leadership and trustworthiness in the classroom.  Read More...

FLAM Grants for Teaching

Each year, FLAM awards a $1,000 and $500 grant for the purpose of improving classroom instruction. The grant money may be used for many different purposes, including innovative classroom projects, supplies, realia, special classroom materials, travel, meals, lodging, conference registration, and admission fees.  Read More...

Kelly Schlinder
Missouri State University
Springfield, MO - $500
Cyndie Everson
Nixa School District
Nixa, MO - $500