Pat M. Kirschner Award

The TASC Board of Directors created this award in 1987 to recognize outstanding contributions to the TASC Summer Leadership Workshop Program. In order to be nominated, the recipient must have served for 10 or more years as a Summer Workshop Director or Consultant and be retired from Workshop service. The Board must vote to present the award. The first award was presented to Pat M. Kirschner, Advisor from Ball HS, Galveston who served as a TASC Workshop Consultant and mentor to many who continued to develop the program after her retirement. 

  • Email Terry Hamm or an advisor on the TASC Board of Directors to nominate a former TASC Summer Workshop Consultant or Director.

Previous Pat M. Kirschner Award Winners

2021 David Womack, Duncanville HS, Director
2021 Mary Whittenberg, Northwest HS, Consultant
2018 Calvin Buchholtz, John Jay HS, Director
2015 Tina Sarrat, Frenswood HS, Consultant
2015 Debby Tabor, Lubbock Cooper HS, Consultant
2015 Laura Price, Montwood HS, Consultant
2014 Brenda Gilmore, Arlington HS, Consultant
2014 Sharion Richardson, Big Springs HS, Director
2013 Kay Baker, L.D. Bell HS, Hurst, Director
2012 Sharon Solanik, Marshall HS, Consultant
2011 Jimmy Chapman, Henderson HS, Director
2010 Deborah Alford, Humble HS, Director
2009 Terry Hamm, Bastrop HS, Consultant
2008 James Beam, Ft. Bend ISD, Consultant
2007 Lu Pochelski, Samuel Clemens HS, Schertz, Consultant
2006 Betty Kyle, Canyon HS, New Braunfels, Consultant
2004 Darlene Bonner, Jacksboro HS, Director
2001 Jean Turner Wyatt, Lake Highlands JHS, Richardson, Consultant
1990 Billie Love, Caprock HS, Amarillo, Director 
1988 Lennie Dauphine, West-Orange Stark HS, Director
1987 Pat Martin Kirschner, Ball HS, Galveston, Consultant