Nomination Guidelines – 5th-6th Grade

Stand Up! Student Leadership Day

Student Nomination Guidelines

  • Students in grades 5 and 6 in accredited day schools or homeschools are eligible to participate.
  • Students should have shown an interest in leadership, demonstrated leadership qualities at school or in their communities, or shown an interest in creating social awareness.
  • Students should be willing to actively participate in discussion and activities, meet new people, and become student ambassadors for IHMEC when they return to school or their respective communities.
  • Students must stay for the entire day, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • A teacher or administrator must accompany the students so that there is follow-through back at the school site. (Limit 2 teachers/chaperones per school.)


Nomination Letter

As the nominating teacher, please prepare and submit (via your school email address) a letter nominating up to 8 students who you feel best exemplify the above guidelines. The letter should also include a clear explanation of why you feel the nominated students should participate in the day. In your nomination letter, please indicate your preference of program dates.

  • Due to space and program limitations, we cannot accept more than 8 student nominations per school.
  • A maximum of 8 students per school are permitted. Please consult with your fellow colleagues before submitting your nomination letter.

Student Leadership Day nomination letters should be submitted via email from your school email address by Friday, February 22, 2019.


Nominations will be reviewed by our committee after the nomination period ends. You will receive notification of your invitation status via email from IHMEC.




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