Every Student Succeeding
2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Congratulations to ALL our 2023 Winners!
Samantha Runge will be representing Region 17 at the state level in November 2023 at the leadership summit.
She was a 2022-23 12th-grade student at Cypress High School, Anaheim Union HSD.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
ACSA believes every student deserves equal opportunities to succeed. On every school day throughout California, dedicated educators and courageous students overcome tremendous obstacles to reach their goals of academic excellence.
Their success is our success; Their powerful stories are our inspiration.
Each year, ACSA recognizes 19 pre-K-adult students, one from each geographic region, as well as two California adult education students, for overcoming the odds and achieving success.
Students will be honored at ACSA's Leadership Summit Every Student Succeeding Luncheon, as well as at various regional events.
ACSA will actively publicize award recipients through the news media, and ACSA's website, publications and social media channels.
Purpose and Eligibility
The purpose of this award is to honor students at all grade levels (pre-K to adult education) who have succeeded against all odds, beyond expectations, or simply won the hearts of the administrators and other educators who helped them achieve their goals. One student from each region will be honored.
Nominees should be students who have made a special effort to succeed and have overcome obstacles such as:
- Returning to school
- Leaving a gang
- Improving their attendance
- Changing their attitude
- Overcoming physical and mental barriers
They should also be active in:
- After school programs
- Community service
- Student conflict resolution
- Cross-age tutoring
- Peer mediation
- Peer tutoring
Nominees can come from programs such as:
- Alternative Education
- Continuation School