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

  • 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.

  • 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

Applications for the 2021-22 award year are now closed – see this year’s winners!

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

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