ELIGIBILITY: ALL North Carolina students with disabilities are eligible for nomination (including students with IEP or 504 plan). This includes students enrolled in the Occupation Course of Study, students who will be receiving a Certificate of Graduation and students enrolled in the Future Ready Course of Study.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must submit the following documents for consideration:
Applicant Form– TRANSCRIPTS ARE NOT REQUIRED
Nomination/Narrative - A one-page narrative completed by the school counselor, student or someone who knows the student describing the student and his/her accomplishments in relationship to the attributes listed on page 1. Include a brief personal history, education or career goals, and reasons why they should be selected for this award.
3 Letters of Recommendation - must be individualized to student.
1. Administrator from high School: Principal or Assistant Principal
2. A Teacher, Coach, or School Counselor
3. Community Member – can include student’s employer, minister, another student, service provider, etc.
Deadline: February 10, 2021