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Junior Awards/ Honors Convocation



Please consider the following awards that are given at Honors Convocation in the spring of your Junior Year. The list of colleges below accept nominations from our high school for all the various awards. Many of these awards come with significant scholarships attached to them, if the student applies and is accepted to the college. 

STUDENTS MUST FILL OUT AN AWARD NOMINATION FORM. PICK ONE UP IN THE HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING OFFICE OR DOWNLOAD FROM THIS SITE.
PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE NOMINATION FORM AND RETURN IT TO THE COUNSELING OFFIVE BY THE DEADLINE. 


 
School Award Criteria for Nomination Application Deadline Application Details
Elmira College Key Award
(Male)
One male and one female
Top 10% of the class
Outstanding school & community leadership
Average:   90+
03/29/2018 Nomination request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
Elmira College Key Award
(Female)
One male and one female
Top 10% of the class
Outstanding school & community leadership
Average:  90+
03/29/2018 Nomination request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
St. Lawrence University Book Award Significant commitment to community service 03/29/2018 Nomination request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
Wells College 21st Century Leadership Award Minimum GPA of 90
Leadership in school/community
03/29/2018 Nomination request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
LeMoyne College Heights Award Minimum  90 average
Top 10% of the class
Minimum Score of 50 on all three categories of the PSAT
Significant contributions in leadership
03/29/2018 Nomination request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center, 
The Sage College Student Sage Scholarship Academic and social Leader
Minimum  average: 85
Top 25% ranking in class
Community  and school involvement
03/29/2018 Nomination request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Office. 
University of Rochester George Eastman Young Leaders Award Strong leadership experience at school and in community
High grades and challenging courses
Extensive involvement in extracurricular activities
03/29/2018 Nomination request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
University of Rochester Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award A demonstrated commitment to understanding and addressing difficult social situations
Leadership and a dedication to community action
Strong grades and rigorous courses taken in the humanities and social sciences
03/29/2018 Nomination forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
University of Rochester Xerox Award for Innovation and Technology A strong interest in innovation and/information technology and a high level of achievement in this area in coursework and outside of school
Exposure to new technologies outside of school such as pursuing serious work opportunities in local laboratories or industry
Leading other students to new approaches to old problems; business plans for fundraising; innovative community service; afterschool activities; and best uses of communications tools such as chats and blogs
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
RIT Computing Medal (Male) Top 10%
Interest/ability in computing
Leadership in school/community
03/29/2018 Nominations request forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
RIT Computing Medal (Female) Top 10%
Interest/ability in computing
Leadership in school/community
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
 
RIT Innovation & Creativity Award (Male) Top 10%
Outstanding achievement in innovation, creativity or entrepreneurship
Leadership in school/community
 
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
RIT Innovation & Creativity Award (Female) Top 10%
Outstanding achievement in innovation, creativity or entrepreneurship
 
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
Clarkson University Leadership Award Outstanding leadership
Top 15%
Positive contributor to school or community
Interested in Engineering, Business, Science, Liberal Arts
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
Clarkson University Achievement Award Outstanding leadership
Top 15%
Positive contributor to school or community
Interested in Engineering, Business, Science, Liberal Arts
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
St. Michael’s College Book Award National Honor Society inductee
Sustained and sincere commitment to community service
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center. 
Wellesley College Book Award National Honor Society inductee
Exceptional academic and character
Significant contribution to school and/or community
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
High Point University Leadership Award A Critical Reading and Math SAT score between 1150-1600, or a score between 25-36 on the ACT. PSAT and ASPIRE scores will also be accepted for nomination.
A high school GPA between 3.45-4.00, unweighted on a 4.0 scale.
Leadership and achievement in one or more of the following: extracurricular activities: an area of academic interest, community service, leadership, the arts, athletics, entrepreneurial endeavors or international adventures.
 
 
03/29/2018 Nomination requests forms can be downloaded from this page and dropped to the Counseling Center.
 
 
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Superintendent:
Kenneth G. Slentz
 
Phone:
315-291-2221
 
Address:
45 East Elizabeth Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152