Prizes

STUDENT PRIZES

What are the prizes?

There are several ways that students can be recognized for outstanding achievement from taking the National Spanish Exam, National Spanish Challenge, and/or the National Portuguese Exam.

Medals

Ribbons

Certificates


MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL

Medals

National Spanish Examinations

Medallas de Honor

Premio de Oro

Gold medals are awarded to students who score at or above the 95th percentile. The 99th percentile is the highest rank.

Premio de Plata

Silver medals are awarded to students who score from the 85th through the 94th percentiles.

Premio de Bronce

Bronze medals are awarded to students who score from the 75th through the 84th percentiles.

Menci贸n Honor铆fica

Students scoring from the 50th through the 74th percentiles.
Honorable Mention medals are available for purchase at www.nse-store.com.

Perfect Score

Perfect Score medals are awarded to students who answer every question correctly.

National Portuguese Examinations

Medalhas de Honra

Pr锚mio de聽Ouro

Gold medals are awarded to students who score at or above the 95th percentile. The 99th percentile is the highest rank.

Pr锚mio de聽Prata

Silver medals are awarded to students who score from the 85th through the 94th percentiles.

Pr锚mio de聽Bronze

Bronze medals are awarded to students who score from the 75th through the 84th percentiles.


ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL

Ribbons

Students participating in the National Spanish Challenge (NSC) will receive the following awards based on the number of points that they earn.*

Division A

Non-Immersion

  • Orange Ribbon: Excellent Achievement (30-45 Points)
  • Bronze Ribbon: Outstanding Achievement (46-60 Points)

Division B

Non-Immersion

  • Purple Ribbon: Excellent Achievement (46-68 Points)
  • Silver Ribbon: Outstanding Achievement (69-92 Points)

Division C

Non-Immersion

  • Blue Ribbon: Excellent Achievement (62-100 Points)
  • Gold Ribbon: Outstanding Achievement (101-135 Points)

Division D

Immersion

  • Purple Ribbon: Excellent Achievement (52-77 Points)
  • Silver Ribbon: Outstanding Achievement (78-105 Points)

Division E

Immersion

  • Blue Ribbon: Excellent Achievement (80-119 Points)
  • Gold Ribbon: Outstanding Achievement (120-160 Points)

Click on a Division to view corresponding NSC Ribbon prizes:

*Although this information provides guidance on deciphering student placement on the NSC, the NSE staff insists that educators await the release of official results reports to proctoring teachers before announcing prizes to their students.


PRINTABLE TEMPLATES

Certificates

Printable participation certificate templates are available for download. Certificate templates for gold, silver, and bronze medal winners will be available in instructors’ Lingco Language Labs account when national results become available. AATSP members can also find certificates on their AATSP account dashboard.

NSE

Printable Certificates

2024 Certificates

Click on the button below to download the certificate (PDF).

NSC

Printable Certificates

2024 Certificates

Click on the button(s) below to download the certificate(s) (PDF).

NPE

Printable Certificates

2024 Certificates

Click on the button below to download the certificate (PDF).

NSA

Printable Certificates

2024 Certificate

Click on the button below to download the Certificate of Completion template (PDF).