KAGE Awards

KAGE DISTINGUISHED STUDENT AWARD 2019-2020

The KAGE Distinguished Student Award is designed to recognize a student from grades 4 – 6 who has been formally identified as gifted and has distinguished achievement not only in academics, leadership, or the arts but also made a contribution to the community at a level beyond what is expected of a child in the student’s age group. One student will be named a Kentucky Association for Gifted Education Distinguished Student. The award recipient receives a College Entity Account from the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust (KESPT) and a Certificate of Excellence from KAGE. The award recipient is honored on February 25, 2020 at the KAGE Annual Conference in Lexington.

THE DEADLINE SUBMIT A NOMINATION IS DECEMBER 1, 2019.

KAGE SERVICE & ADVOCACY AWARDS 2019-2020

The purpose of the Service & Advocacy awards is to provide recognition of exceptional service and/or advocacy in support of educating Kentucky’s gifted and talented children and youth. The award recipients will be honored February 24, 2020 at the KAGE Annual Conference in Lexington.

SERVICE & ADVOCACY AWARDS AND CRITERIA
The Michael Caudill Educator Award
Established in 2005 in memory of Michael Caudill, superintendent of Madison County Schools and friend to gifted children.

  • Nominee must be an administrator, counselor, teacher, or other professional in education.
  • Nominee has made significant positive contributions to gifted education in the school, district, and/or state, which has greatly impacted students and/or educators.
  • Nominee has a record of advocacy for gifted and talented children and youth.

Service & Advocacy Awards

  • Nominee has made significant positive contributions to gifted education in the school, district, community, and/or state, which has greatly impacted parents, students, and/or educators.
  • Nominee has a record of advocacy for gifted and talented children and youth.
  • Nominee can be a professional in education, a parent, a legislator, university staff or faculty, business leader, an alumni of gifted services in Kentucky, a KAGE chapter, or another entity.

THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION IS DECEMBER 1, 2019.  

See the names of past KAGE Service & Advocacy and Distinguished Student recipients at the KAGE Hall of Fame – click HERE.

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