Awards for School Based Programs
Youth, adult volunteers, and community organizations participating in
Learning for Life programs can achieve an array of awards. The following
is a listing and description of each of the available awards and
You will need Acrobat Reader to download and print these
application forms. This free software may be downloaded from Adobe.
- Seekers, Discoverers, Challengers, Builders, Navigators and Champions: Awards of Excellence: These medals each have the program logo suspended from a red, white and blue ribbon. There are requirements for each award. Click on the name above.
- Champions Transition Certificate: To recognize participation by middle and high school aged special needs youth.
- Career Achievement Award Program: The Learning for Life Career Achievement Award program allows Navigators to be recognized for community service and to acquire and be recognized for career proficiency achievement in either arts & humanities, aviation, business, communications, engineering, fire & emergency service, health, law & government, law enforcement, science, skilled trades, social services, or all 12 career clusters. It gives student participants distinguished credentials for their resume.
- Classroom Character Education Quality Award: Learning for Life offers a recognition plan for elementary and special-needs classrooms and students to encourage 1. Regular classroom involvement, 2. Participation in a variety of character education categories or daily living skills lesson plans, and 3. High achievement by all participating students. Recognition items for the classroom teacher is the Character Education Quality Award Certificate and for the students is the High Achiever Award Ribbon.
- Congressional Award: An adult advisor, whom you choose, helps you set challenging but a achievable goals in the four program areas. Once you've achieved your goals, you summarize them on a Recommendation Form. You'll receive a letter, which will let you know when your Senator and /or member of Congress will present you with your medal and certificate.
- Leadership Award Program: Leadership Award is given to youth and adults who have given exceptional dedication and leadership to the youth participants in the Navigators Program for High School.
- Russell C. Hill Award: The Russell C. Hill Award was established in 1999 to honor Hill's outstanding achievement in the character education field. Russell Chilton Hill was a prominent San Antonio, Texas businessman who spent much of his time and fortune in promoting Character Education based on his "Freedoms Code" which earned him the Freedom Foundation's Honor Medal. Hill made a pledge to fight for public support in the development of character in the youth of our nation. Learning for Life establishes this award to honor Hill's outstanding achievement in the character education field.
- Young American Award [DOC]: First presented in 1968, the award is given to young adults between the ages of 19 and 25 who have achieved excellence in the fields of art, athletics, business, education, government, humanities, literature, music, religion, science, or service and have been involved in service to their community, state, or country that adds to the quality of life. Each council selects and submits their top nominee for consideration for the five national awards.
- KidServe Certificate: The certificate will download as a Word document. It is used to recognize school based program participants who performed community service. Requirements for earning the recognition certificate are developed by the school or LFL group.
- Vivian Harris Award: The Vivian Harris Award is the highest recognition for individuals and organizations making an outstanding contribution to special education at the local, state, or national level that has added to the quality of life for families through Learning for Life programs.
- Young American Award: (5/$7,500 National Award) First presented in 1968, the award is given to students who have started freshman year in college through age 25 who have achieved excellence in the fields of art, athletics, business, education, government, humanities, literature, music, math, religion, science, or service and have been involved in service to their community, state, or country that adds to the quality of life. Each council selects and submits their best nominees for consideration for the five national awards
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