This award is for a student service leader(s) who is able to demonstrate a commitment to his/her community and how he/she has used learning, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address an expressed community need.
The student(s) must be able to demonstrate:
- personal growth through service
- integration into the school’s service learning program
- learning outcomes
- personal reflection
- a deeper understanding of the community/individual with whom he/she undertook the project
Up to three US$1,500 awards will be granted to a school in recognition of a student or a group of students who demonstrate their service and commitment to the community. The school may choose to allocate this funding to a project or make this available for students to attend the AISA Global Issues Service Summit (GISS). Students will receive a plaque and letter from AISA in recognition of their outstanding achievement.
Each AISA Full Member school is invited to nominate a student/group of students each year to be considered for this award.
- The deadline for submission of your school nominee is March 1st
- Award recipients will be confirmed at the AISA Board meeting in March
- A plaque and a letter will be sent to the school head to be presented to the award recipient at the school year-end ceremony.
AISA would like to acknowledge past winners of this award:
- Maurice Frunche Ngwakum-Akisa – American International School of Lusaka (AISL)
- Sebastian Suarez - American International School of Mozambique (AISM)
- Adoma Addo – Lincoln Community School (LCS)
- Melissa Marketos, American International School Mozambique
- Kedest Mathewos, International Community School Addis Ababa
- Antonia Shaw, International School Kenya
- Oumar Karaga & Dhan Shemaiah Bayasen, International School Ouagadougou
- Steffi Halder & Alishah Janmohamed, International School of Tanganyika