Student Council School of Excellence Award

Remembering that this is not a competition but that the goal of this program is to recognize student councils for outstanding participation in the following areas: community service, student leadership, citizenship, and school spirit.

Schools participating in this prestigious award program receive a Certificate of Excellence and recognition in NAESP’s publications and website, www.naesp.org.

There is not a fee to enter. However, councils must be a member of ASCA in order to qualify for the award.

Criteria

  • Be an ASCA member.
  • Complete the Student Council School of Excellence Application Form below.
  • Complete Project Description Forms for two different projects from the following categories:
    • Community Service
    • Student Leadership
    • Citizenship
    • School Spirit
  • Submit a copy of your student council constitution.
  • Explain how council members are elected/selected.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from your school’s principal.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from your student council president or vice president.
  • Provide photos of student council activities and include the school name as the photos title.

Note: If  your school is K-8, it will be considered a middle-level school if your officers are in grades 6-8.

  • Be an ASCA member.
  • Complete the Student Council School of Excellence Application Form below.
  • Complete Project Description Forms for a total of four projects from each of the following categories:
    • Community Service
    • Student Leadership
    • Citizenship
    • School Spirit.
  • Submit a copy of your student council constitution.
  • Explain how council members are elected/selected.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from your school’s principal.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from your student council president or vice president.
  • Provide photos of student council activities and include the school name as the photos title.

Application

The application process for the 2023 award year is open! Make sure your school is eligible to apply by joining or renewing your ASCA membership.

Completed applications are due by April 30, 2023.

You must be an ASCA member to apply. Please log in or join to access the application. If you do not know your login information, please reach out to nsparks@naesp.org for assistance.

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