Starting January 1st Nominations for CSF Awards Open

CSF Advisers: You have 2 ways to recognize CSF Senior Sealbearers for their academic and service excellence.

Nominations open January 1st.
Seymour nominations will be open through February 18, 2020.
Outstanding Sealbearer nominations will be open through March 1, 2020.

Preparation makes it easier to manage.

    1. Make a list of the students you believe most closely meet the requirements (see https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ for details). You may nominate 2 Sealbearers for the Seymour Award, 1 Sealbearer for Outstanding Sealbearer Award.
    2. Notify your top choices and verify they are able to attend the Spring Conference for your region (view Calendar). Then ask them to provide the necessary documentation for the nomination form. Give them a deadline at least several weeks before the award nomination period closes so that you are not rushed.
    3. Prepare nomination materials.
      You will need to write a letter for your nominee(s). Think about what you will say about each candidate. (See https://csf-cjsf.org/csf-awards/ ELIGIBILITY tab for details)
      In addition to your letter your nominees must provide you with the following information and materials:

       

      • Student contact information: Mailing address, phone, non-school email address.
      • Additional nomination materials:
      • Seymour: High school transcript, List of activities, Personal statement, Community letter of recommendation, Publicity Release form.
      • Outstanding Sealbearer: Letter of endorsement from a member of the community, Publicity Release form.
    4. Complete the nomination form and upload the required documents here.*

*  Please help us process nominations efficiently by properly naming files for upload – checkout PREPARING FILES FOR UPLOAD tab.

The nomination forms require passwords which were provided to advisers in the Fall Newsletter. Email patricia@csf-cjsf.org if you need passwords.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate!

SEYMOUR AWARD 2019 | SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

Congratulations South Central Region Seymour Award Recipient Isabella Blanco and Fellow Finalists

Seymour South Central Region 2019 Recipient Isabella Blanco, Santa Maria High School Chapter 6, Adviser Shelly Springer is pictured with Finalists.

  • Ramzey Issa, North High School Chapter 545, Adviser Lynnette Wallters
  • Faith Chong Ernest Righetti High School Chapter 729, Adviser Jennifer Dolan
  • Sonia Cervantes Ernest Righetti High School Chapter 729, Adviser Jennifer Dolan
  • Desirae Barragan Channel Islands High School Chapter 796, Adviser Terrie Romines
  • Haley Gunther Santa Clarita Christian School Chapter 1213, Adviser Debbie Brenner
  • Crystal Lee West Ranch High School Chapter 1299, Adviser Laura Solarez
  • Anna Urrea St. Monica Academy Chapter 1395, Adviser Jacqueline Halpin
  • Natasha Johnson St. Monica Academy Chapter 1395, Adviser Jacqueline Halpin
  • Nicholas Agtual New West Charter Chapter 1475, Adviser Mark Estanislao

The Seymour Memorial Awards were established to honor both Charles F. Seymour and his devoted wife, Marian H. Seymour, who together supplied the inspiration and leadership which fostered the California Scholarship Federation. The very first award of $25 was presented to Seymour Award recipient Elizabeth Murphy (O’Neil) of Fresno High School in 1936. Each year, 50 finalists receive awards of $2,000 each, and five of these (one per region) each receive an additional $3,000 as the regional award recipient. The Seymour Award is regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors given to high school students in the state of California.

 

SEYMOUR AWARD 2019 | CENTRAL COAST REGION

Congratulations Central Coast Region Seymour Award Recipient Amisha Wadwha and Fellow Finalists

Seymour Central Coast 2019 Recipient (front row 2nd from left) Amisha Wadhwa, with Finalists Alexander Beck, Benjamin Bloomberg, Austin Hoang, Ava Silva, Lauren McBride, (front row) Sanjana Kantipudi, Jane Tran, Julie Son, Nina Patel

The Seymour Memorial Awards were established to honor both Charles F. Seymour and his devoted wife, Marian H. Seymour, who together supplied the inspiration and leadership which fostered the California Scholarship Federation. The very first award of $25 was presented to Seymour Award recipient Elizabeth Murphy (O’Neil) of Fresno High School in 1936. Each year, 50 finalists receive awards of $2,000 each, and five of these (one per region) each receive an additional $3,000 as the regional award recipient. The Seymour Award is regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors given to high school students in the state of California.

 

SEYMOUR AWARD 2019 | NORTH REGION

Congratulations North Region Seymour Award Recipient Joanna Jarvis and Fellow Finalists

Seymour North 2019 Recipient Joanna Jarvis (2nd from left) and Finalists Simrit Dhillon, Paige Smith, Sorea Asmai, Maxwell Callan, Taylor Froomin, Marianne Homer, (in front) Nicabec Casido, Kade Breckenridge

The Seymour Memorial Awards were established to honor both Charles F. Seymour and his devoted wife, Marian H. Seymour, who together supplied the inspiration and leadership which fostered the California Scholarship Federation. The very first award of $25 was presented to Seymour Award recipient Elizabeth Murphy (O’Neil) of Fresno High School in 1936.Each year, 50 finalists receive awards of $2,000 each, and five of these (one per region) each receive an additional $3,000 as the regional award recipient. The Seymour Award is regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors given to high school students in the state of California.

 

SEYMOUR AWARD 2019 | CENTRAL REGION

Congratulations Central Region Seymour Award Recipient Sahila Shah and Fellow Finalists

The Seymour Memorial Awards were established to honor both Charles F. Seymour and his devoted wife, Marian H. Seymour, who together supplied the inspiration and leadership which fostered the California Scholarship Federation. The very first award of $25 was presented to Seymour Award recipient Elizabeth Murphy (O’Neil) of Fresno High School in 1936. Each year, 50 finalists receive awards of $2,000 each, and five of these (one per region) each receive an additional $3,000 as the regional award recipient. The Seymour Award is regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors given to high school students in the state of California.

 

SEYMOUR AWARD 2019 | SOUTH REGION

Congratulations South Region Seymour Award Recipient Alexander Tchekanov and Fellow Finalists

Left to right: South Region Seymour Recipient Alexander Tchekanov, with Finalists Trinity Nguyen, Christian Escobar-Gonzalez, Amy Tran, Morgan Kopecky, Alexa Crim, Jashandeep Lobana, Victoria Do, Poty Chhit, Adel Battikkha.

The Seymour Memorial Awards were established to honor both Charles F. Seymour and his devoted wife, Marian H. Seymour, who together supplied the inspiration and leadership which fostered the California Scholarship Federation. The very first award of $25 was presented to Seymour Award recipient Elizabeth Murphy (O’Neil) of Fresno High School in 1936.Each year, 50 finalists receive awards of $2,000 each, and five of these (one per region) each receive an additional $3,000 as the regional award recipient. The Seymour Award is regarded as one of the highest scholastic honors given to high school students in the state of California.