OACAC Awards

Jack Scott Award

The Jack Scott Award is the highest honor the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling can bestow upon an individual. The criteria used to select a recipient are service and dedication to OACAC, contributions to the profession of high school guidance and college admission, and qualities such as humility, professionalism, dedication, fairness and unselfishness.

M. Jeanne Talley Human Relations Award

The M. Jeanne Talley Human Relations Award recognizes an individual whose contributions have led to the enhancement of relations among people of diverse cultures, ethnic groups, or with special needs. Nominee need not be a member of OACAC.

New Member Award

The New Member Award recognizes significant contributions to OACAC by a member with fewer than five years in high school guidance or college admissions.

Life Member Award

The Life Member Award gives life membership to recognize long and meritorious service to our profession (minimum 10 years). This award is also in recognition of significant participation and contributions to the activities of OACAC.

Rising Stars a national (NACAC) Award

The Rising Star Award honors individuals and programs that exemplify excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in the transition from high school to college. This award encourages NACAC affiliates to look within their associations, identify and nurture those new members and programs that are deserving of this honor and also encourage the honorees to continue their professional development through membership in NACAC.

Past OACAC Award Recipients

Past Rising Star Recipients

Nominate a candidate for an OACAC award.

Nominations are due Friday, February 9, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET