Half Moon Bay Leadership Awards for Students

2019 Award Program

The City of Half Moon Bay’s Annual Leadership Award program recognizes outstanding achievements and leadership qualities of middle school and high school students who have distinguished themselves as role models among their peers. Areas such as work ethic, community service, leadership, social responsibility, and/or overcoming obstacles to accomplish goals are considered.

Five awards are typically given, one in each of the following grade categories:

  • 8th grade:         $100 Award
  • 9th grade:         $100 Award 
  • 10th grade:       $100 Award 
  • 11th grade:       $200 Award 
  • 12th grade:       $1,000 Award


  • Must be a student in good standing enrolled in middle school or high school in Half Moon Bay
  • Must have a good attendance and academic record
  • Must have volunteered in the community
  • Must illustrate leadership skills or exemplary social responsibility
  • May have overcome adversity or serve as a role model to others

Applications are closed for 2019. Please check-back around February 2020 for updates.