Awards Program

GAGE looks forward to honoring students for their accomplishments and adult nominees for their dedication to the education of gifted and high achieving children.

Date:  April 21, 2020GAGE Awards

Time:  6:15 p.m. for elementary students and 7:15 p.m. for Middle and High School students. There will be a reception for all levels from 6:45-7:15 p.m. 

Location:  Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford, GA 30519

The Gwinnett Alliance for Gifted Education is pleased to announce that we will once again sponsor the Student of the Year (SOY) recognition and the Summer Scholarship, Graduating Seniors, and Adult Awards. 

DOWNLOAD Adult Awards Descriptions HERE

DOWNLOAD Student Awards and Scholarships HERE

Each school in GCPS may select a student who has made the most of their experience in the gifted program, has made a positive impact on the learning experiences of others, and/or has served the school in significant ways.  Each school will determine the criteria and process by which the student will be selected.


GAGE Student of the Year Award – one per school

Scholarship Essays – Elementary, Middle, and High

Ruth Cowan Scholarship – for graduating seniors

Annette Eger Scholarship – for graduating seniors (twice exceptional)


GAGE Teacher of the Year - one at each school level – (Elementary, Middle, High)

GAGE Parent of the Year – any parent who is a member of GAGE

GAGE Administrator of the Year – support gifted learners

Hughes Awards – any individual, club, business, corporation, or civic group who made an outstanding contribution to GCPS gifted program.