50 Student Award Titles to Boost Your Year-End Awards Assembly

May 4, 2021 Scott Gillis


The days are getting warmer (finally!) and students everywhere are getting antsy: the end of the school year is almost here!  Before Pomp and Circumstance and graduation caps fill the air, teachers - consider what awards you will bestow upon your amazing students.

We thought we’d make your lives a little easier as your mind gets cluttered with last-minute lesson plans and dreams of your summer vacation. 

Our team of recognistas have compiled a list of 50 award titles perfect for recognizing your best and brightest stars.  Whether you teach 1st grade or AP courses for college-bound high school seniors, there’s at least one unique award idea for you!

  • Above and Beyond Award
  • Academic Excellence Award
  • Academic Star
  • Achievement Award
  • Artfully Creative Award
  • Aspiring Author
  • Awesome Attitude
  • Caring Classroom Award
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Citizenship Award
  • Dean’s List
  • Difference-Maker Award
  • Five-Star Honors
  • Good Friend Award
  • Helping Hand Award
  • High Five Award
  • Homework Hero
  • Honor Roll
  • Enthusiastic Learner
  • Excellent Effort Award
  • The Extra Mile Award
  • Kind Classmate Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Math Master
  • Miss Manners Award
  • Outstanding Improvement Award
  • Participant Award
  • Peak Performance
  • Perfect Attendance
  • Principal’s Award
  • Remarkable Reader Award
  • Reading Rockstar
  • Rising Star Award
  • Safety Award
  • Shining Star
  • Sight Word Wizard
  • Spectacular Sportsman Award
  • Star Student
  • Stellar Student Award
  • Student of the Year
  • Student of Integrity Award
  • Super Scientist
  • Super Speller
  • Teamwork Award
  • Technology Whiz
  • The Kindness Counts Award
  • The Wow! Award
  • Writing Wizard
  • The Yes I Can! Award

Celebrating and recognizing a year of everyday victories and monumental growth is so important to your students. Boost their confidence and reward their effort to ignite a spirit of learning within them!


Present their certificate in a certificate folder, complete with a seal and ribbon for the finishing touches. Your students will be excited to take their award home to their parents and their parents will be proud to display it on the fridge (on the front, at that!).


Think your year-end awards ceremony was top-notch? 

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