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Student & Family Engagement

777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
G Building Lobby
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Your Night to ShineStudent Awards night

Wednesday, May 11, 2023  |  6:30 p.m.
Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center (H Bldg) | Fall River campus

Immediately following the ceremony, a reception with light refreshments will be held in your honor in the Courtyard outside H Building. We encourage you to invite your family and friends to share in the celebration.

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See Award descriptions.

View a recording of Bristol's Student Awards Night 2022.

Student Awards

Nominations are now closed.

Curriculum Award for High Academic Achievement

The Curriculum Award for High Academic Achievement is given to graduating students who have at least a 3.5 GPA. Students who have demonstrated high achievement, motivation, initiative, integrity, and intellectual depth may receive this award.

Curriculum Award for Perseverance and Growth

The Curriculum Award for Perseverance and Growth is given to graduating students who have at least a 3.0 GPA. The Awards Selection Committee defines this student as one who is persistent, dedicated, and willing to make personal sacrifices to achieve academic success in spite of obstacles.

Sceptre & Scroll Award

The Sceptre and Scroll Award is given to students who consistently provide exceptional college-wide service and/or leadership, over a period of years. Please be specific as to dates and accomplishments. Recipients are installed in perpetuity in the Sceptre and Scroll Society.

Silver Shield Award

The Silver Shield is awarded to students who have made significant contributions to the college during the current academic year. Please be specific as to dates and accomplishments. Nominations need to be specific as to the contributions to Bristol, including dates.

Bronze Shield Award

The Bronze Shield is given to a student who has provided continuous, outstanding service to a student club or organization of the college throughout the years. Nominations should include the name of the student club or organization, dates of involvement, specific activities and accomplishments of the student.

Civic Engagement Awards

Learn More on our Civic Engagement page.

Prestigious Awards to be Announced on Awards Night

Bristol Community College Foundation Scholarships

Nominees are chosen for their outstanding academic achievement as well as significant college and community service.

Commonwealth Honors Program Scholars

These students have completed at least 3 honors experiences and they have worked with a faculty member to successfully produce a significant interdisciplinary research project and present their findings in written and oral presentations, all done while maintaining a GPA of at least 3.45.

Mace & Shield Award

Known as the President’s Award, the Mace & Shield is presented each year to a graduate who has rendered the highest quality service to the college and who has demonstrated outstanding leadership. The name of each recipient is inscribed on a plaque, which is located permanently at the college.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Student & Family Engagement via their email:

*Recipients are selected based on the award criteria. Nominations do not guarantee an award.