Charles Redd Center Teaching Western History Award


The Charles Redd Center Teaching Western History Award is a $500 annual award given to four K-12 Teachers for innovative plans that teach the history of the North American West to attend the annual Western History Association Conference. Check back soon for the official announcement and detailed application information. View a list of past recipients.

Award Submission Deadline: August 1, 2018



2017 Award Committee

Steven Fountain, Chair
 Washington State Univ., Vancouver
sfountain@wsu.edu

 Andrea (Mott) Glessner
Western Wyoming Comm. College
 andrea.l.glessner@gmail.com

 William De Stefano
 Tucson K-12 Teacher, Retired
 billdest@icloud.com

Peter Blodgett
 The Huntington Library
 pblodgett@huntington.org


Past Recipients

2016 | Brendan Bell, Cristo Rey High School, Sacramento, California

Ruth Ferris, Washington Elementary School, Billings, Montana

Shauna Hirota, Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua Hawai'i

Donna Moore and Dalton Savage, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

2015 | Peter Prindiville, St. Patrick Catholic High School, Biloxi, MS, "Building and Breaking Barriers at the Oregonian Ballot Box: Voters, Courts and Personal Liberty in the American West", Prindiville is also a teaching fellow with the University of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education

2014| Heather Penrod and Diane Wilson, Reseda High School, Los Angeles, "Global Warming in the West"

2013| Michael Kennedy, Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary High School, Montebello, Los Angeles, "Railroads: Economic and Cultural Significance across the Continents."

2012| Mitch Askew, Flagstaff High School, Flagstaff, Arizona, and Molly Golden, Alpine Leadersip Academy at Mount Elden Middle School, Flagstaff, AZ, "The Bisbee Deportation"

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