VOTE for the First Annual Gold Daisy Preschool Award!

Vote daily for your favorite preschool to win some great prizes!

By East Tucson Macaroni Kid September 26, 2017

East Tucson Macaroni Kid is excited to announce the TOP ELEVEN (there was a tie!) nominees for the first annual GOLD DAISY PRESCHOOL AWARD!

In alphabetical order, our top 11 are:

Catalina Methodist Day School

Creation Preschool at Christ Lutheran Vail

International School for Peace

Lamb's Gate

Sonshine Preschool

St. Mark's Preschool and Kindergarten

St. Paul's United Methodist Preschool

Strauss ECE and Kindergarten

Tucson Community School

Vail Inclusive Preschool

Valley View Early Learning Center

Click HERE to cast your vote for your favorite preschool!

What is a Gold Daisy Preschool Award? It is an honor given by East Tucson Macaroni Kid readers indicating the best of the best in Tucson! There are so many wonderful preschools in the community, and this is a way to honor one special preschool chosen by YOU. 

East Tucson Macaroni Kid has partnered with Chick-Fil-A Tanque Verde to provide a catered meal for the staff of one deserving school, and Parenting Forward in Tucson is generously providing the winning school with a $250 cash award to use for books, art supplies, or wherever is most needed. The top THREE preschools will also receive a free listing in East Tucson Macaroni Kid's Preschool Guide!

Which preschool will we honor with these wonderful prizes? That's where YOU come in!

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE PRESCHOOL NOW! You can vote once per day per valid e-mail address until October 4th. Be sure to come back DAILY to vote, and share this contest on FacebookTwitter, e-mail, text, and by word of mouth to rally your preschool community! The more buzz you can generate about your favorite preschool, the better!

Let's get started! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE PRESCHOOL NOW to help them be eligible to win a meal for staff and money for school supplies.

You must be an East Tucson Macaroni Kid subscriber to nominate; click HERE to subscribe prior to voting, or let us know that you need to be subscribed, and we'll do it for you!  Eligible preschools must serve students ages 2-6 and be located in midtown Tucson, east Tucson, or Vail. 

Thank you to our sponsors: 

Chick-Fil-A Tanque Verde


Parenting Forward in Tucson


Contest rules: You can place ONE VOTE PER DAY per e-mail valid e-mail address throughout the voting period (now through October 4, 2017 at 10 PM ). Valid email address required. Ballots with multiple votes per email or with invalid or fake email addresses will be discarded. Daycares and stand-alone elementary, middle or high-schools are not being considered in this contest. The 11 schools with the most nominations during the nomination period are eligible for this GOLD DAISY PRESCHOOL award.  All schools are located in midtown or east Tucson, or Vail, as per nomination requirements.