Youth of the Month/Year
The Exchange Club of Bellevue is proud to support local students for their achievements in and out of the classroom. A Youth of the Month is selected based on his or her academic achievements, extra-curricular activities, and demonstrated citizenship. The selected Youth of the Month is recognized during one of our regular meetings. At the end of the school year, winners are asked to write an essay which is used to determine the Youth of the Year. The yearly winner receives a recognition plaque and a check for $300.
The A.C.E. (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award
This award recognizes high school students who have had to overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles and are now eligible for high school graduation.
This is a positive program with two key objectives. First, it helps encourage students to overcome their hardships and get back on track toward a high school diploma. Second, the award recognizes those students who are often overlooked for their accomplishments. This special recognition serves as a powerful example to all students that hard work and perseverance really do pay.
The submission deadline for the National A.C.E. Award is June 1. The winner will be presented the A.C.E. Award and a $10,000 scholarship at the National Convention. Travel accommodations will be provided to the winner and his/her parents/guardians.
2015-2016 Exchange Club of Bellevue A.C.E. Award Recepient: Audrey Sohr
2015-2016 Youth of the Year Award Recipient: Chris Warfield
2013-2014 Youth of the Year Award Recipient: Evie Freeman, Nashville Christian Academy
A.C.E. Student of the Month/Year
2013-2014 ACE Award Winner: Samuel Stallings, Ensworth High School