Advisor Recognition

Eddie G. Bull TASC State Advisor of the Year Award Application »  (to be completed by TASC District nominees)

One high school advisor and one middle school advisor is named the TASC Eddie G. Bull State Advisor of the Year. Eddie G. Bull served TASC for more than 30 years. Under his leadership, TASC grew to more than 1300 member schools and expanded services to Texas students and advisors.

Each TASC District selects one high school and one middle level district advisor of the year. District winners are eligible to complete the state application which emphasizes state, district and local activities.

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Warren E. Shull National Advisor of the Year Award

One advisor from high school and one from middle level will go forward at the Texas nominees for the Texas nominees for the Warren E. Shull National Advisor of the Year Award. Applicants should be involved in student council at all levels, including nationally.  Districts may nominate for this award; advisors may self-nominate or nominate each other. All nominations must be sent submitted by September 26; the TASC office will send one middle level and one high school application forward by the December 1 deadline.

District presidents or Advisors:  Click here to submit your nomination.  

TASC Nominee:  Click here for the application form » 

TASC Warren E. Shull National Advisors of the Year:  Kay Baker, L. D. Bell HS 1989; Mary Whittenberg, Northwest HS, 2008; Pat Finch, Boswell HS, 2010
TASC US Region 8 Nominees for the National Advisor of the Year:  Terry Hamm, Bastrop HS; Kristi West, Hardin Jefferson HS, Vicki Long, Deweyville Elementary; Tommy Calais, St. Agnes Academy; Terri Cyphers, Spring Forest MS; Katie Keyes, Keller HS; Antoinette Hernandez, Klein Forest HS

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. Click here for the form 

Kirschner Award Recipients

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

Texas Star Award

This award is presented on Board directive to Advisors who have served student councils and the association for at least 30 years.

  • 2014 Jerry de la Garza, Memorial MS, Mission
  • 2010 Pat Finch, Boswell HS, Ft. Worth
  • 2009 Laura Price, Montwood HS, El Paso
  • 2008 Calvin Buchholtz, John Jay HS, San Antonio
  • 2008 Jimmy Chapman, Henderson HS
  • 2005 Anne Newman, Marshall HS
  • 2004 Rodney Love, Linden-Kildare HS
  • 2002 Carolyn Barron, Edna HS
  • 2001 Brenda Gilmore, Arlington HS
  • 2000 Dwight Mutschler, Austwell-Tivoli HS 

Earl Reum Award

The Earl Reum Award (formerly the Workshop Director of the Year Award) was created in 1991 to honor the work of Dr. Earl Reum and to recognize individuals for their valuable work with advisors to help them promote and enhance student activities throughout the nation.  Individuals may be nominated by their state or other individuals or may self-nominate.

TASC Award Winners
National Workshop Director of the Year:  Eddie Bull, 1985
Earl Reum Award Winners:  Jean Wyatt, Lake Highlands JH, 1991; Eddie Bull, TASC Director, 2013;  Terry Hamm, TASC Director, 2015
US Region 8 Nominees for the Earl Reum Award
Terry Hamm, Bastrop HS, 2001; Laura Price, Montwood HS,  2009 & 2012; JJ Colburn, TASC Director, 2011; Mary Whittenberg, Northwest HS, 2013; Tommy Calais, St. Agnes Academy, 2016

Advisor Service Pins

TASC recognizes advisors for years of service to student council and TASC. Pins are given at five year intervals (5 yr. pin, 10 yr. pin, 15 yr. pin, 20 yr. pin and 25 yr. pin). Additionally, the Board can elect to award the Texas Star Award to sponsors for 30 years of service. High School Advisors are recognized at the Annual Conference and Middle Level Advisors at the Advisors' Meeting during the Middle Level Conference in November. In order to be recognized, please submit the service pin form below to TASC.

Retiring advisors who have served for 5 or more years, are recognized with a plaque at each Annual Conference. In order to be recognized, please submit:

Retiring/Service Pin HIGH SCHOOL advisor form »
Retiring/Service Pin MIDDLE LEVEL advisor form »