Colin Goodnight Awards


Colin Goodnight Technology Awards

The C.R.E.A.T.E. Foundation supports the Colin Goodnight Technology Educator of the Year Award and the Colin Goodnight Technology Project of the Year Award.  The purpose of these awards is to promote and encourage educational excellence by recognizing exceptional classroom teachers and projects.

Colin Goodnight served on the C.R.E.A.T.E. advisory committee from 1994 to 2002.  He was a member of the C.R.E.A.T.E. Board of Directors beginning in 2001.  For more than eight years, Colin spent countless hours volunteering his time to better the technology programs at Batesville Community School Corporation, Oldenburg Academy, and St. Louis School.  Colin died unexpectedly on June 20, 2002 at the age of 54.  These awards are in recognition of Colin’s outstanding accomplishments in promoting technology in our schools.

The C.R.E.A.T.E. Foundation was established in 1994 by a group of local citizens and educators representing the Batesville Community Schools, St. Louis   School, and Oldenburg Academy. The goal of the foundation is to have a positive impact on our children by encouraging the integration of computer technology into the local school programs. The C.R.E.A.T.E. Foundation supports technology in the Batesville Schools through financial assistance, technical support, and guidance.  Since 1994, they have funded technology in education with over $2 million.