Student Awards & Recognitions

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Throughout the year, so many of our students and staff members at Hamden Public Schools go above and beyond. They are shining beacons of our core values and the district honors those who make our schools a better place every day. 

Hamden Heroes are recognized at the Board of Education meetings starting in November.

Church Street Andrew Xicohtencatl, Grade 6
Karen DeRosa,  Paraprofessional
CAFE Executive Board (Church Street Alliance for Family Engagement)
Church Street presentation  
Ridge Hill School Cameron Howard, Grade 6
Milton Yauri, Custodian
Amna Ahmad, PTA Secretary

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Hamden Public Schools is very proud of the work being done by our students across the district, in-person and during distance learning.

Each month Superintendent Goeler honors them with the Superintendent's Student of the Month award.

All Superintendent's Student of the Month


The Southern Connecticut Superintendent's Association award recognizes students’ accomplishments based on academic, extra-curricular, and community service criteria. What a great group nominated this year!

2021-2022 SCASA Honorees

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Every year, CAPSS (Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents) recognizes exemplary students in each Connecticut school district.

The CAPSS Superintendent's Student Award is based on community service and service to others, academic prowess (relative to ability), and leadership service to the school community. 

Hamden is proud to announce this year's honorees for this award. View the 2021-22 Hamden honorees.

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CABE logoThe CABE Student Leadership Awards Program is designed to honor Connecticut High School and Middle School students who exhibit exemplary leadership skills. 

CABE Honorees for 2021-2022