"Get Hornet Smart" AWARD

Sponsored by Brown County State Bank


To recognize those students at Brown County Schools that exemplify concentrated effort and/or achievement in Academics with supporting A.C.T.I.O.N. for betterment of themselves, community, or school.

Eligible Students:

Brown County students in grades 5-12 with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students should also have a 90% attendance rate for the previous school year (unless extenuating circumstances). Students should also not have any outstanding disciplinary issues.

Criteria for Consideration (A.C.T.I.O.N.):

ACADEMICS- should demonstrate conscious effort towards significant academic improvement or excellence
Community- participates in activities that enrich our community.
These activities are not part of a requirement for another recognition (i.e Eagle Scout)
Trust-displays qualities that exemplify respect for self, school, and community that builds trust among peers, community, and educators.
Initiative - demonstrates motivation to complete tasks
Opportunity - seizes opportunities to better themselves, their class, school, or community
Neighbor - acts to better those around them


Four quarterly awards will be given to the selected student for 5-8 and 9-12 as chosen. The winner will receive a $100 cash award and will select a charity to receive another $25 cash award in the name of the winner.

Nomination forms should be sent to:
Brown County State Bank
C/O Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 32
Mount Sterling, IL 62353

Nomination Deadlines:
1st Quarter- November 11, 2010
2nd Quarter- January 11, 2010
3rd Quarter- March 24, 2011
4th Quarter- June 1, 2011


"Get Hornet Smart" AWARD

Nomination Form

Student Nominated:_____________________________________

Date Submitted:________________________________________

Person making nomination:_______________________________

Relationship to nominee:_________________________________

Please provide specific information to the following statements. (If more space is needed, please attach a letter to this form.)

Describe the Academic Effort and/Achievement this student has demonstrated in the past quarter.





Briefly describe the qualities of this individual that meet the criteria for consideration (A.C.T.I.O.N.).