The College of Education at Tarleton State University is accepting nominations for the 2018 Crystal Apple Society.

Created in 2012, the society recognizes educators who exemplify excellence and honors those who have made significant contributions to the education profession. Teachers, professors, coaches, librarians, administrations and counselors are eligible to receive the award.

To sponsor an educator, make a minimum donation of $500 and complete a nomination form at by Saturday, March 31.

Donations support scholarships for students enrolled in the College of Education and underwrite an awards dinner for inductees, those who nominate them and two guests.

The awards dinner takes place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the Thompson Student Center ballrooms.