Steps to apply:

  • Potential students with a proven track record of being a positive contributor in their local community are encouraged to nominate themselves through this
    link for this award.
  • Have your current grammar school use this form to acknowledge you are exemplary in discipline and academic standing. Please note any
    extra-curricular school programs. Scan and email to
  • Have a member of your community email a letter of recommendation recognizing your individual talents to
  • Submit an essay via email to – Describe a time in your life where you faced adversity and how you overcame it. (500
    words or less) Essay must be created in a Google or Word Document and sent as an attachment.
  • Application packets will be reviewed by the Be Exceptional Leadership Committee. Students that meet the criteria will be invited to participate in a
    personal interview. Invitations for interviews will be sent by October 25, 2022.

To be considered:

  • Application packets must be received by Friday October 21, 2022
  • You must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 (or grammar school equivalent) during your seventh grade year. Grades must be maintained for the entire
    8th grade school year.
  • You must be involved in extracurricular activities or community service projects.

Be Exceptional Awards Night is scheduled for Thursday November 17, 2022, 6:30 PM