The Fowler Band Award recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding musicianship, citizenship, and dedication in band or jazz band.
Oliver Dumeyer Scott
The Fowler Choir Award recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding musicianship, citizenship, and dedication in choir.
Drama awards are awarded to those students who show a talent and passion for the theater. Students who have made exceptional contributions for all three years of Fowler's school productions.
The Physical Education Award is given to students who demonstrate great sportsmanship and lead by example. They are also someone who is trustworthy, gets others involved, and has a strong work ethic every day.
Art can be as expressive as braiding bracelets to painting portraits, or from creating a clay box to sketching. Art can often be challenging for people to express. This award is for those who have overcome that challenge, someone who pushes their capabilities in creative thinking, problem solving and critical thinking. As much as talent can be relevant in art, so can determination to grow, succeed, and to push one's own capabilities when faced with a challenge.
Thomas R. Fowler, affectionately known as "Tommy" Fowler, was the principal of Tigard Junior High School, which then became the original Fowler Junior High. This school was located on the property where now sits the Tigard Rite-Aid, McDonalds and Value Village. One way to recognize his dedication to the school, the students and the community is to honor those who have earned the class's highest grade point average of 4.0 cumulative G.P.A.
Bill was a teacher at Fowler for 36 years from 1954 to 1990. He was instrumental in designing our current building and its teaching concepts. He started TAG programs for junior high students and a creative science curriculum. He invented several positive programs for recognizing student achievement. He would strive to get people to look at things from a critical standpoint, make their own conclusions and stand up for them. He shaped the thinking of many students and did the same for teachers who had the privilege of working with him. He was a life-long learner and later in life became an accomplished photographer who saw beauty through the lens of a camera. Science teachers give this award to students who exhibit the following qualities: an uncommon degree of curiosity, the ability to continuously question, and interest in exploring ideas in great depth.
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence and high achievement in Fowler math courses. Dick Hinton was a math teacher at Fowler until his death in 1992. He was a man of high principles and standards, which he also maintained in his classroom.
Susan McCormick—Social Studies
Susan McCormick was a person of great integrity who defined the spirit of Social Studies. Susan was an amazing teacher who not only taught her discipline, but also taught us that our choices are important, and everyone is capable of doing great things, both big and small. The students who are receiving this award show the kind of integrity and civic awareness that Susan exemplified in her work and life. The purpose of this award is to recognize students who have demonstrated a high level of interest and commitment to America's past, present and future; enthusiasm for learning; and civic responsibility through a positive attitude toward classmates, school, and community.
Susan Baker—Language Arts
Language Arts teachers select the recipients of this award. The award recognizes students with an aptitude for all that Language Arts encompasses. These students are strong readers and writers, creative, insightful and dedicated. The award’s namesake, Susan Baker, was a teacher at Fowler Middle School for 31 years. While she was primarily a Language Arts teacher, she also taught subjects as diverse as Home Economics and French. Even after retiring she’s remained involved here at Fowler supporting our activities, teachers and curriculum. Of all the accomplishments she has experienced throughout her career, her passion remains a true love of middle school students.