Awards and Recognition

awards NIGHT

A recording of the event is available here.


Photos for Sale: An email was sent directly to recipients and their families with information on how to purchase photos from South Coast Photographic.


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Virtual Distinguished Timberwolves Award Ceremony


Welcome to the 2022 Distinguished Timberwolves Awards Ceremony! The Distinguished Timberwolves Award Ceremony was created to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of our Northwood High School community with an emphasis on leadership and service to the school. 




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pcl student athletes

The Pacific Coast League is excited to celebrate our Senior Student Athletes and our recipients of the Sportsmanship Awards. Below is a description of the awards that were given out and the recipients of those awards. Below is a description of the awards, or you can also watch a video celebrating each athlete here.

The Scholar Athlete award goes to seniors who have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher over the course of their high school careers and have made significant contributions on the varsity level for their respective sports. The Class of 2021 NHS recipients were Matthew Keith, Kamryn Scott, Nathan Maloney, Emily Odom, Henry Jia, Lauren Arnold, Gabe Mirigian, and Erin Halle.

The Sportsmanship Award goes to two senior student athletes (one female, one male) who serve as role models and outstanding citizens both in and out of the fields of play. The Class of 2021 NHS recipients were Rayan Garzan and Charlotte Sakamoto.

The Athlete of the Year Award recognizes two senior scholar athletes who exemplify the vision and mission of the Pacific Coast League and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). The Class of 2021 NHS recipients were Nathan Maloney and Lauren Arnold.

pARENT volunteer recognition

Parent Volunteer

Special Recognitions

2021 - 2022


A very special thank you to all of the dedicated and talented parents who dedicate their time, energy, and finances to allow NHS students to create unique and special memories during their time here.  NHS staff thanks you and on behalf of the kids who only sometimes know all you do, thank you!

A huge thank you to the leaders of each of our amazing parent support groups!



Each year at Northwood’s parent volunteer breakfast, PTSA recognizes those who have volunteered their time and energy through the years. Please honor and congratulate the following very special PTSA 2021-2022 service awards:



OC Teacher of the year 

Mickey OC TOY

In 2019-20, our very own Mr. Dickson was recognized as Orange County's Teacher of the Year! He was nominated by staff for the district honor and then, was later awarded county recognition based on his impact on thousands of students.