Trumansburg Rotary's Student of the Month awards program is seeking nominations for the 2021-2022 Academic Year to reward and recognize youth who exemplify Rotary's motto, Service Above Self, and who live Rotary's 4-Way Test in their every day lives.
Of the things we think, say, or do - Is it the Truth? Is it Fair to All Concerned? Will it Build Goodwill and Better Friendships? Will it be Beneficial to All Concerned?
Student exemplifies Service Above Self: Student demonstrates commitment to unselfish volunteer service.
Student is Truthful:Student demonstrates honesty, high ethical standards, trustworthiness, integrity, self-discipline, and responsibility. Student arrives on time, comes prepared, completes tasks/assignments, and follows rules and regulations.
Student is Fair to all Concerned:Student demonstrates ability to work with and motivate others, has sound values, good judgment, a sense of fairness, and has earned the respect of their peers. Student handles success and defeat with maturity and a positive attitude.
Student Builds Goodwill and Better Friendships: Student is courteous, helpful, and compassionate towards others. Student's positive attitude is reflected in the climate and culture of their endeavors.
Student's Efforts and Endeavors are Beneficial to All: Student takes the initiative, readily and unselfishly helping others. Student is diligent, actively participates, and continually strives to the limits of their abilities. Student is committed to making a difference in their school and/or community.
November 2021 Award Nominations due Friday, October 29, 2021
December 2021 Award Nominations due Friday, November 26, 2021
January 2022 Award Nominations due Friday, December 31, 2021
February 2022 Award Nominations due Friday, January 28, 2022
March 2022 Award Nominations due Friday, February 25, 2022
April 2022 Award Nominations due Friday, March 25, 2022
May 2022 Award Nominations due Friday, April 29, 2022
Who can be nominated?
Charles O. Dickerson High School students (grades 9-12) or homeschool students (grades 9-12) within the Trumansburg Central School District.
Students in good academic standing.
Students who have not received this award within the current academic year.
Who can nominate a student?
Anyone who is personally acquainted with the student.
How do I nominate a student?
Complete the online Nomination Form hereor download a printable version of the Nomination Form here.
Download a printable version of the Program Guidelines here, as needed.
Trumansburg Rotary will send you an email confirmation upon receipt of your submission. If you do not receive an email confirmation, contact Trumansburg Rotary here.
Nomination and Awards Process
One student will be selected for the Student of the Month award each month (November - May) during the Academic School Year for a total of seven students.
Trumansburg Rotary, in collaboration with Charles O. Dickerson High School, will advertise the Student of the Month award Award process throughout the Trumansburg community.
Trumansburg Rotary will receive and review the Student of the Month award nominations, and will select each month’s student.
Trumansburg Rotary will notify the Charles O. Dickerson High School Principal of each month’s student.
Trumansburg Rotary will ask the parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of each month’s student to sign a consent form for use of the student's photo and bio in the press, on websites, and in social media.
Trumansburg Rotary will contact the student to congratulate them on their Student of the Month award.
The student will be featured in the local press, at Charles O. Dickerson High School, and on the Trumansburg Rotary Facebook page and website.
The student, nominator, and parent(s)/legal guardian(s) will be invited to attend a Trumansburg Rotary dinner and meeting. The student will be asked to give a short speech about themselves and their service, and will be presented with an award and a $50 gift certificate from a local business. Depending on COVID-19 conditions, the Rotary meeting may be held via Zoom.
Trumansburg Rotary will select one of the seven Student of the Month award students for the Student of the Month Annual Award in June. The student will receive additional recognition and a $1,000 cash prize.