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CHAMP Award Nomination Information

The nomination period for the Coaches for Character CHAMP Awards has begun! And the nominations are rolling in! Remember, anyone can nominate an 8th or 12th grader who has accomplished wonderful things in their community, church, home, or school, shows great character and academic effort, and has overcome challenges.

Remember, ANYONE (teacher, parent, student, coach, community member, etc) can nominate a CCSD student who is in the 8th or 12th grade!
Each school will assemble a team to review their nominations after the nomination window closes and choose two CHAMP Award winners to represent their school!

CHAMP Awards Nomination Form



Time-line and Instructions

  1. Nominations open on Friday, October 27th, 2023.


  1. II. Inform/Advertise/Promote on your school website, social media accounts, everywhere!

III. Nominations close on Friday, February 2nd, 2024.

IV. Counselors and Administration “screen” the nominations and put together an Advisory Committee (may consist of: an AP, Department Chairs, Related Arts Teacher, Student Council President, etc.) to choose your two winners.

V. Complete Winner Google Form and submit to the District CHAMP Award Committee by Friday, February 23rd, 2024.

VI. Counselor sits down with each winner and completes the biography. The biography needs to be approved by the parent/guardian

a. Bio MUST be 100 words or less. Be sensitive to what information is shared as this will go

in the program/newspaper/media etc. Must be written in 3rd person.

b. Bio MUST be typed (not hand-written) so that it can be easily read and

printed. Word format so that it can be copy and pasted into the program.

c. MAKE SURE parent/guardian is aware of what information is contained in the bio.

d. Ensure proper grammar and spell check everything!

e. DEADLINE for ALL Biographies is on or before Friday, March 15th, 2024


Send electronically to: Elah Hudson AND Lindsay Hansen ( (Word doc not PDF)

VII. School Counselors will need to take a photo of their finalists and upload it to a Google Folder. More details to follow. Photos are due on or before Friday, March 15th, 2024 *Photo should be waist up and standing in front of a plain wall (preferably a white or brick wall). Ask students to dress nicely. Camera turned up and down (not a sideways picture)

The CHAMP Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 at the Gaillard Auditorium.

*Please consider attending the CHAMP Awards to support your CHAMP winner and/or volunteer during the program. *