Say Something Awards

All schools and youth organizations participating in Say Something Week are eligible to apply for Say Something Awards. The Say Something Week Guide contains tips and best practices that will help with your application.


The completed application, along with supporting documents, must be submitted between October 28 and November 13, 2016. No application will be accepted past 11:59 p.m. EST on November 13, 2016.

All applications will be reviewed by the Sandy Hook Promise's Say Something Award Committee between November 14 and December 5, 2016. The winner will be announced in January of 2017.

Award Criteria and Rules

Applications will be judged on a point system detailed in the application form below. Criteria includes:

  • Implementation of a Say Something presentation during Say Something Week, October 24 – 28, 2016.
  • Student Participation: Reached and included as many young people as possible during Say Something Week, October 24 – 28, 2016.
  • Student spirit, creativity and ownership: Demonstrated that young people led the Say Something Week efforts and used their own creative voice, spirit and expression to make the week a success.
  • Community Reach: Demonstrated Say Something Week reached the broader community, including parents, school/youth organization staff, community leaders, media, first responders and/or community members.
  • Sustainability: Demonstrates that the school/youth organization has concrete plans, a calendar and commitment to sustain Say Something throughout the year, including a designated adult champion within the school/youth organization and a student club.
  • Supporting documents: Supporting documents, such as photos, videos, materials or press clippings from your Say Something Week.

Please read the full Say Something Awards application rules before submitting your application.


All questions must be sent in writing to:

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