The John Lynch Foundation recognizes Denver and greater Colorado area student-athletes and coaches through the following monthly awards. Each month, nomination are submitted through the JLF website and a volunteer Selection Committee evaluates the nominees and determines the winners. 8 Star of the Month winners, 1 Rising Star of the Month, and 1 Coach of the month are invited to attend an awards ceremony where they personally meet John Lynch and receive their award.
The Star of the Month program recognizes Denver area middle and high school student-athletes for their accomplishments in academics, athletics and community involvement.
Teachers, coaches and school administrators can nominate middle and high school student-athletes who have overcome a significant challenge(s), who show positive attitudes, and who have taken great strides to do their personal best in academics and athletics. .
Students, parents, or fellow teachers and coaches can nominate coaches who make a profound impact in the lives of their athletes and are chosen based on coaching accomplishments as well as inspirational and motivational attributes.
Star of the Month Winners (click images to enlarge)
Teachers, coaches, athletic directors or other school administrators can nominate one male and one female for the award each month through the JLF website (see link below).
2017-2018 Nomination Deadlines:
Nominations are due on:
The JLF has teamed up with the popular Colorado restaurant, Tokyo Joe's to offer and exciting incentive for teachers who participate in the Star of the Month program: EVERY teacher who nominates a winning student-athlete, will receive free lunch for themselves and ALL of their coworkers! This is our way of saying THANK YOU for going above and beyond for your students.