Academic All-State Nomination Criteria

Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence
Academic Awards Program

Academic All-State Nomination Criteria

Currently enrolled Oklahoma public high school seniors who meet any one of the five criteria listed below are eligible for this award.

  • composite ACT score of at least 30
  • combined SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math score of at least 1370
  • National Merit Scholarship Program semi-finalist
  • National Achievement Scholarship Program semi-finalist
  • National Hispanic Scholar Awards Program semi-finalist

In addition to the minimum criteria, students will be evaluated on the basis of their leadership abilities, motivation, academic achievement and character as maximized within each student’s learning environment.

• The selection committee, chaired by retired Tulsa attorney Teresa B. Adwan, works independently of all other foundation activities. The committee members are a diverse group of business, education and civic leaders. Academic All-State alumni and former Medal for Excellence-winning educators also sit on the committee.