Each year a select few CADA members are recognized for their outstanding achievements and service to the association. These awards are presented at the annual CADA Convention each spring.
CADA Area Service Award
The Area Award is presented each year for overall contributions to CADA. These people should have been active on the Area Council, summer camp program, as a state officer, as a presenter at area conferences or state conventions. Past Winners.
Bob Burton Spirit Award
The Bob Burton Spirit Award is presented to a person who makes SPIRIT WORK, who makes a positive difference, who emphasizes inclusion with all students and members. The nominee must be a CADA member, indiviudal or vendor. The award is given through the area in which the nominee maintains business or membership. The nominee cannot be a current council members and will be given to one person, not to teams, partners or groups. Past Winners.
CADA Hall of Fame Award
The CADA Hall of Fame has been established to honor a member of the organization who have distinguished themselves in service to their profession through exemplary service to their students, to their school, and to the CADA organization. Hall of Fame
CADA Honorary Lifetime Award
Once a year, CADA recognized a person outside of the membership who goes above and beyond in making sure that CADA's programs continue to prosper and succeed in accomplishing our goals. Honorary Lifetime Members
Jack Moore Award
The Jack Moore Award is a lifetime achievement award, named after our first President, recognizing longstanding efforts on behalf of the organization in working with both student leaders and advisors as well as serving CADA statewide. Past Winners
Warren Shull Award
The Warren Shull Award is given by the National Association of Student Councils recognizing outstanding contributions in working with student leaders. CADA chooses a designee each year to represent the state of California and Region 7 with the NASC organization. Past Winners
Earl Reum Award
The Earl Reum Award is given by the National Association of State Student Councils Executive Directors and the National Association of Workshop Directors recognizing outstanding contributions in the training and mentoring of student activity advisors. Past Winners
Outstanding Leadership Program Award
The Outstanding Leadership Program Award recognizes schools in California with outstanding leadership programs that support and encompass the CADA/CASL Roadmap to Positive School Culture & Climate and CASL Mission Statement. Past Winners
Legislator of the Year Award
Legislator of the Year Award is presented to a California State Legislator who is committed to maintaining and improving the lives of students and has a record of positive support of school and student activities.