It all started when…

Click here for information about the 2018 application

Middle School students are eligible to participate in the NJSCA Middle School Awards, which are held annually at the NJSCA Awards Dinner in June. 

Two winners will receive a plaque and a $250 award each. Middle School Students (grades 6, 7 or 8) may submit an essay on the following topic: “My hopes and dreams for the future and how my school counselor will help me achieve them.” Essays should not exceed two pages.

The school counselor of the essay writer must be a current member of NJSCA. No essays will be considered without the counselor’s membership in NJSCA. Students must be a student at a New Jersey Middle School, grades 6-8. Essays are due on or before March 2018. 

Please contact the Middle School Awards Chairs, Elana Liebeskind at or Sarah Spence at with any questions.