The annual event is where excellent individuals from school districts in the region are recognized and the accomplishments of school boards and school board members are celebrated.
Goshen Local Schools received several separate recognition's.
- High School Secretary Mrs. Debbie Bailey was named the 2017 Outstanding Classified Staff Member of the Year.
- Sue Steele was presented her 9th Award of Achievement and John Benthien his 2nd Award of Achievement. OSBA’s annual Award of Achievement program recognizes Ohio public school board members who work hard to become better board members. They earn credits toward the award by enrolling and participating in workshops and conferences, volunteering for service to their association and working on behalf of their own board.
- The entire Goshen Board of Education was presented the Gold Award for being recognized as an Effective School Board for the 2016-2017 school year. The Goshen Board of Education has received the Gold Award for the last 8 consecutive years. The OSBA Southwest Region Executive Committee developed this award to recognize school boards who are doing outstanding work in the region.