Academic Awards Program

Academic Awards Program

For more than 30 years, the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has honored top public school educators and students at its flagship event, the Academic Awards Celebration. This year’s celebration took place Saturday, May 4, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman.

This inspiring event showcased the brilliance and positive impact of Oklahoma’s public schools. At the 38th annual Academic Awards Celebration, OFE presented:

  • $1,500 cash award to each of the 100 Academic All-State scholars selected from Oklahoma’s public high school graduating seniors;
  • $5,000 cash award and Medal for Excellence to five public school educators, one each at the elementary, secondary, community college/regional university and research university levels. An elementary/secondary administrator also is honored.
  • $1,000 cash award to three outstanding Oklahoma school foundation programs.

Since 1987, the foundation has awarded more than $5.4 million in academic awards.

Thanks to all who attended the 2024 Academic Awards Celebration!

Highlights from the 2024 Celebration