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Distinguished Club Award
The Distinguished Club Award program shall provide recognition to individual Key Clubs for their overall performance in the combined areas of club administration, membership and leadership development, Kiwanis family involvement, service and fund-raising as judged against a pre-established standard of excellence.
This award is based upon the score achieved on the Annual Club Achievement Report form. The minimum scores needed to be designated as a Distinguished Club or Distinguished Club-Diamond Level will be provided to the district administrator by Key Club International. Clubs approved as distinguished will receive a banner patch dispensed by the Pennsylvania District of Key Club International on behalf of Key Club International.
The deadline for the annual achievement report is February 28, 2017.
Note: Entries shall use the official Key Club International Annual Achievement Report form.
Over the years, the Pennsylvania District has seen many clubs and individuals enter the contests and unfortunately has seen a number of clubs and individuals be disqualified because of various award criteria. The following entry tips/eligibility checklist is to be used to help highlight some of the important contest criteria that has changed or is sometimes overlooked. It is to be used to assist you in your completion of entries, but does not substitute for the official criteria set in the Key Club International Guidebook.
2017 ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT REPORT
Entry Tips/Eligibility Checklist
- Signatures of the faculty advisor and the Kiwanis club advisor required on the entry form may not be the same person.
- Calculations will be verified.
- Part Two: Club Service- A. SERVICE PROJECTS-A typed or computer printed document must be attached to the entry.
2017 International Guidebook Rules
The Distinguished Club Award shall provide recognition to individual Key Clubs for their overall performance in the combined areas of club administration, membership and leadership development, Kiwanis family involvement, service, and fundraising as judged against a pre-established standard of excellence.
A. Entries shall use the official Annual Achievement Report form. All entries in the Club Achievement Awards program shall be dually entered in the Distinguished Club program.
B. Entries shall be judged based upon achieving a percentage of accumulated points in the categories of the club Annual Achievement Report. Clubs achieving a predetermined score shall be designated as a Distinguished Club.
C. Only activities which occurred during the District administrative year shall be included on the report. Clubs existing within a non-Districted area shall report activities occurring between May 1 and the following April 30.
D. Disqualification from the Club Achievement Award program shall also constitute disqualification from the Distinguished Club Award program.
E. Suitable recognition will be provided by Key Club International to each District for presentation to Distinguished Clubs at the District Convention. The decision of the judges is final.
F. The point value to achieve the Distinguished Club–Diamond Level shall be a pre-determined number set by the Key Club International Board. (6/99) (10/12)