2020 Excellence in Education Student Award Nominations
To nominate a high school senior for an Academic All-Star, Career & Technical All-Star, Student Leadership or Against All Odds award, please click HERE. The nominator must complete the application by Friday, Feb. 14. To complete the application, you will need to submit the student’s contact information, a detailed explanation as to why you are nominating this individual, and academic data or transcripts. You must also confirm that you received approval from school leadership and their parent/guardian to nominate this individual.
Academic All-Star Awards: The Academic All-Star Awards recognize Northern Kentucky high school seniors who excel in academics. Nominees will be judged based on GPA, ACT/SAT scores, difficulty of course load and recommendation.
Career & Technical Academic All-Star Awards: The CTE All-Star Award(s) recognize Northern Kentucky high school seniors who excel in their career or technical field/pathway. Nominees will be judged based on ACT/SAT scores, description of course load, and recommendation.
Student Leadership Awards: The Student Leadership Awards recognize Northern Kentucky high school seniors who exhibit exemplary leadership characteristics. Nominees will be judged based on their leadership experience including, but not limited to, positions of leadership in student government, extra-curricular activities, and/or community organizations. In addition, the required recommendations will also be considered by the judges.
Against All Odds Awards: The Against All Odds Awards recognize Northern Kentucky high school seniors who have overcome obstacles to achieve academic success. A recommendation citing specific examples of the student’s ability to overcome significant obstacles, along with an essay from the student will be considered by the panel of judges.