The Santa Clara County Alliance of Black Educators (SCCABE) is hosting its 27th Annual Recognition Ceremony for African-American students and community leaders this spring. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the San Jose State University Student Union. We are requesting your assistance in identifying deserving students and community members. Superintendents and administrators, please share this information with your staff. 

Please help us in identifying and recognizing deserving individuals. All nominations must be received by March 18, 2016. Submissions can be made on-line at:

The Alliance will recognize students promoting from: K-5 or K-6 elementary sites/middle or junior high school 8th graders/ and 12th grade graduating seniors. A Nominating Statement is required for each submission. Students must meet the nominating criteria and Grade Point Average in each category as shown in the award descriptions. The criteria and descriptions for Student Awards are on the SCCABE website.

In addition to giving recognition to students, we will also honor African-American community leaders with the LaVerne Owens Community Service Award and the Hank Hutchins Award. See our website for details.

This annual event is held to encourage student achievement, affirm the dignity of African-American students and to recognize the support of family and community in the lives of our children.

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