Did you have a great high school history teacher? Nominate them for the Pressly Prize!

Do you know of an outstanding Washington State high school history teacher? Are you a current UW student? Nominate them for the Pressly Prize!!

The Pressly Prize, named for University of Washington emeritus professor of History Thomas Pressly and his wife, Cameron, recognizes outstanding teaching at the secondary level in the state of Washington. The Department relies entirely on nominations from students to bring worthy candidates to our attention. Nominations are accepted from any current University of Washington undergraduate or graduate student. You need not be a history major in order to nominate someone.

Nominations for the Pressly Prize for Excellence in Secondary Education are due Friday, March 1, 2013. The nomination for is available at:

You can also help get the word out to other UW students by sharing our Facebook post on your wall! See:


Matt Erickson and Jon Olivera

History Undergraduate Advising

University of Washington

206 Smith Hall

Box 353560

Seattle, WA 98195

vm: 206.543.5691 fax: 206.543.9451