Recognize an Outstanding Catholic School Student Today!

NCEA, in partnership with Cross Catholic Outreach, is excited to launch the NCEA Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Award call for nominations! This award program recognizes Catholic school students whose service, innovation and commitment to social justice are changing the world. The nominee should embody missionary discipleship in their faithful leadership and service to others. One nomination may be submitted per school and must be submitted by a faculty member with approval of the principal.

The 2018 Call for Nominations is now open!

Completed nomination forms for the NCEA Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Award must be received no later than September 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Please compile the following items BEFORE beginning the application:

  • Parent contact information and consent
  • Supporting documentation of the student nominee’s initiative
  • Brief abstract of the project or initiative for which the student is being recognized
  • Three letters of reference supporting the student nominee

This NCEA program is sponsored through the generosity and support of Cross Catholic Outreach, who believes in and celebrates the young people in our Catholic schools who are making a profound difference even at a young age to a myriad of underserved constituencies.

For more information or if you have additional questions about the Youth Virtue, Valor and Vision Award program, contact Andrea Chavez-Kopp at