Special Recognition Award
To recognize outstanding chapters who have successfully recruited members to their chapters, adding to the overall strength and size of our organization.
All applicants must be in good standing with Business Professionals of America. This award is open to members of the Middle Level, Post-Secondary and Secondary Divisions. Applicants must have at least 15 registered members in good standing during the previous membership year and experience a minimum of 30% increase from their previous year.
An application is not required for this award. The award will be given by the National Center to those chapters meeting the criteria.
Activities completed between August 31, 2017 and February 15, 2018 (11:59 PM EST) can be counted toward this award.
It is not necessary for the chapter to attend the National Leadership Conference to participate in the program and receive the award.
Chapters with the minimum increase will receive a Certificate of Achievement. The top overall chapter in each division with the highest number growth will receive an Award of Achievement and recognition on-stage at the National Leadership Conference and the overall top chapter in each division with the highest percentage growth will receive an Award of Achievement and recognition on-stage at the National Leadership Conference.
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