The CCPTO Merit Award has been made possible to recognize PTO Members from each paid member school for their loyal, faithful and unselfish efforts to promote the ideals of PTO. The CCPTO presents to each CCPTO membership school no more than 4 MERIT AWARDS to deserving PTO members.
The person (No Businesses) chosen should have served at least one active year in their schools PTO and be recognized for their loyal, faithful and unselfish efforts to promote the ideals of that PTO. The present school president should not be eligible to receive the award.
Schools vote at their April meetings to submit to CCPTO for recipients to receive their awards at the CCPTO Annual Banquet in May.
Civic Award Eligibility Requirements
The CCPTO Civic Award winner extends themselves among schools and the community. As the CCPTO is working together with the schools and community, they will present no more than 4 Civic Awards to persons who have been active at least three years on the CCPTO and to persons and/or businesses in the community who have supported the PTO ideals.
2017 Civic Award winners: Chicopee Public Library, Youth Services; Chicopee Comprehensive H.S. National Honor Society; Marlene Midura
Recognition of any Business must be submitted prior to March CCPTO meeting for consideration for a Civic Award only.