NCEA Awards and Seton Gala

The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and its membership departments recognize the countless professional individuals, organizations, and students that are ambassadors of Catholic education, and are honored to provide many award opportunities to express accolades for their dedication and support.


Seton Awards & Philanthropy Symposium


Seton honorees are recognized at the NCEA Seton Gala, which raises funds to support NCEA’s mission and programs. NCEA also hosts a symposium during the day of the Seton Gala that focuses on sharing best practice and discussions about philanthropy programs for Catholic schools.

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President's Awards 


NCEA recognizes individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to Catholic education. The awards are presented at a special banquet in conjunction with the NCEA Convention & Expo. Each award recipient is expected to be present at the convention to receive the award.

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Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards


Recognizing the outstanding efforts, contributions and achievements on behalf of Catholic school education.  

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Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Award


These students set the standards of personal conduct and public service by which we must measure ourselves.

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