Awards and Recognition

Best Teacher Under the Sun Award: The Foundation provides an annual Teacher award for educators who inspire their students to go above and beyond learning in the classroom. This $1,000 award is an award and is given to 3 winners: One each from an elementary, middle, or high school.

Students, Principals and other teachers or parents can nominate teachers for this award. Teachers must be actively teaching in public schools. To nominate your teacher please use this application.

Applications are to be emailed to by May 1, 2019.

People Helping People Student Award: This $1,000 award is given to active high school or college student who provides community service or volunteers for a charity. Applicants must be a member of Sun East Charitable Foundation or Sun East Federal Credit Union to apply.