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2022 Excellence in Education Celebration Award Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2022 NKY Excellence in Education Celebration awards. On April 27, 2022, the Northern Kentucky Education Council and Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce will co-host the annual celebration to honor our community’s outstanding students, educators, community partners, and business leaders. In addition, for the second year in a row, St. Elizabeth Healthcare will be awarding $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors interested in pursuing a degree in a healthcare field. Winners will be announced in March and honored at the Excellence in Education Celebration on April 27, 2022.

 

Nominations for the following awards are due by 5:00 pm, December 17, 2021.

 

  • Golden Apple Award: Golden Apple Awards recognize exemplary fulltime or part-time teachers with a minimum of three years of experience in public, parochial, private, early childhood, elementary, middle, junior high or high school in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, or Pendleton counties. The term “teacher” includes everyone for whom certification is required. Nominees must demonstrate their leadership within the school and/or community, their commitment to professional growth and development, and their ability to implement differentiated learning strategies. Director/principal approval is required.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • Student Services Award: The Student Services Awards recognize school representatives that have been responsible for counseling innovations or further development of programs to support the career, personal/social and academic development of all students, including, but not limited to Counselors, FRYSC, School-based Therapists, etc. Nominees must demonstrate leadership, advocacy, and collaboration in their work and promote equity and access to opportunities and rigorous educational experiences for all students to maximize student achievement. Principal approval is required.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • A.D. Albright Administrator of the Year Award: The A.D. Albright Award recognizes an administrator who is making a difference by promoting educational excellence in Northern Kentucky. An administrator may include, but is not limited to, ECC directors, principals, superintendents, regional vocational directors, guidance counselors, college deans, or college presidents from either public or private schools. Nominees may serve at elementary, secondary, vocational, postsecondary, or collegiate institutions. Nominees must demonstrate their leadership and professional accomplishments in education, ability to implement innovative programs and initiatives, and their collaboration with community partners and stakeholders.  Superintendent/College Dean or President approval is required.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • Extraordinary Service Award: The Extraordinary Service Award recognizes a non-administrative, non-certified, or classified support staff (secretary, bus driver, maintenance staff, cafeteria staff, etc.) that exhibits extraordinary service, makes a positive difference each day, has a heart for people, and leads by example. Nominees may serve at early childhood, elementary, secondary, vocational, postsecondary, or collegiate institutions. Director/principal/superintendent/college dean or president approval is required.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • Business Engagement of the Year Award: The Business Engagement Award recognizes an area business that is engaged with a Northern Kentucky school and is dedicated to improving student achievement through high impact partnership activities such as mentoring, internships, job shadowing, STEM activities, literacy coaching, Junior Achievement, First Lego League, service learning, etc.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • Robert J. Storer Business-Education Champion Award: The Robert J. Storer Business-Education Champion Award is presented to an individual (business or non-profit representative) that has contributed to the Northern Kentucky education community by participating in ongoing education initiatives, advocating for a world-class educational system, or sharing generously of resources, knowledge, and skills.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

**Please note that the nominee must complete the award application process to be considered for the awards listed above.

 

Nominations for the following high school senior awards are due by 5:00 pm, January 21, 2021.  These nominations must be submitted by a representative from the student's school.

 

  • 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, extracurricular involvement, and recommendation.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • Career & Technical All-Star Awards: The Career & Technical All-Star Awards recognize Northern Kentucky high school seniors who excel in their career or technical field/pathway. Nominees will be judged based description of course load, internship/co-op experience, and recommendation.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • 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 organizations/clubs, athletics, and/or community organizations. In addition, the required recommendations will also be considered.  >Click Here to Nominate<

 

  • 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.  >Click Here to Nominate<

Applications for the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Scholarship Program are due by 5:00 p.m., January 21, 2022.

  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare Scholarship Program: St. Elizabeth Healthcare is offering the opportunity for NKY and southeast Indiana high school seniors interested in pursuing a degree in a healthcare field to apply for a $2,000 scholarship. A wide range of healthcare fields are included, such as: public health, biochemistry, nursing, medicine, behavioral, occupational health, environmental health, quality, safety, or other health-related disciplines.  >Click Here to Apply<