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Speakers of Other Languages

GATESOL Student of the Year Award

Who’s Eligible?

Any current  ESOL student in a public or private k-12 school in Georgia. Previous recipients of the Georgia TESOL Student of the Year award are not eligible for nomination.


The success of ESOL students who overcome language barriers deserves recognition.  Georgia TESOL would like to highlight the inspirational life stories of English Learners.  

Deadline   May 31, 2019


  • Plaque (to be presented during the award ceremony during the annual Georgia TESOL conference)

  • Two complimentary luncheon tickets for the annual Georgia TESOL conference (for the student and parent/guardian).

  • Profile in the GATESOL quarterly newsletter


  • Student must be receiving ESOL services in the school year nominated.

  • A letter of nomination from a GATESOL member describing how the student’s success inspires others should be emailed to   Include the student’s name in the subject field (example:  Juan Doe- Student of the Year). .

Review Committee

The Georgia TESOL executive board will review all complete applications. The recipient will be notified in June and will be invited to attend the awards recognition ceremony during the Georgia TESOL annual conference in October.

Georgia TESOL

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