| Mar 04, 2013
The Academies of Nashville Awards, now in their third year, are presented by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the outstanding teachers, administrators, schools, programs and business partnerships that are making a difference in Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Last week, the Academies of Nashville Awards nominating committee officially announced the nominees for the 2013 awards, after receiving more than 600 recommendations from teachers, school administrators and business partners.
Each of Metro's 12 zoned high schools received at least two nominations within the 15 award categories. The categories include: Academy Teacher of the Year (CTE/Thematic Pathway); Academy Teacher of the Year (General Education); Academy Team Leader of the Year; Academy Partnership of the Year, Arts, Media, and Communications Partnership Council; Academy Partnership of the Year, Business, Marketing, and IT Partnership Council; Academy Partnership of the Year, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Industrial Technology Partnership Council; Academy Partnership of the Year, Health & Public Services; Academy Partnership of the Year, Hospitality and Tourism Partnership Council; Academy Coach of the Year; Externship Project of the Year; Academy Assistant Principal of the Year; Executive Principal of the Year; Counselor of the Year; Freshman Academy of the Year; and Academy of the Year.