Bee You Awards

Cayuga Lake National Bank in collaboration with its media partner Vizella Media, are very excited to announce our first annual Bee You Award Winners.  Students from our neighboring schools (Lansing, Union Springs, Moravia, and Southern Cayuga) were nominated for their exceptional acts of leadership, kindness, or community service. The awards will recognize two students from each school and each grade six through twelve. The recipients will be celebrated, along with their families, at Wells College and will be recognized with brief remarks regarding their achievements. All recipients will receive an award and will be entered to win a raffle for one grand prize of $1,000.


Nominees must be students of Lansing Central School District, Union Springs School District, Moravia Central School District, or Southern Cayuga School District and enrolled in sixth through twelfth grade. Students should exhibit one or more of the following characteristics:

Motivation • Kindness • Compassion • Dedication Empathy

• Leadership • Authenticity • Bravery

The Bee You Awards will highlight students who make a difference and positively impact their peers and community.

2023 Bee You Award Recipients

Lansing CSD Moravia CSD Southern Cayuga CSD Union Springs CSD
6th Grade Morgan F. Kaidence H. Amelia B.
Emelia G.
6th Grade Ethan L. Gracie M. Patrick T.
Sterling S.
7th Grade Amelia L. Nicholas K. Emily H.
Alexander V.
7th Grade Graham J. Hayley M. Brayden H.
Alexia J.
8th Grade Tyler S. Natalee P. Emma B. Gabriella A.
8th Grade Sawyer M. Phoenyx Y. Victor V. Matthew N.
9th Grade Alyssa B. Kendall H.  Taylar G. Allie P.
9th Grade Garrett A. Eli L. - Michaela K.
10th Grade Shelby H. Alex A. Urbano R. Abby K.
10th Grade - Vivian A. Charli B.
Devin P.
11th Grade Michael D. Sydney W. Mary Kate V.
Luke P.
11th Grade Jebediah B. Ethan H. Lilianna V.
Reilley P.
12th Grade Aurora J. Bailey K. Ellie B.
Damon B.
12th Grade Logan K. Liam M. Emerald L.
Natalie W.

Do you know someone you would like to nominate for the 2024 Bee You Award?

Nominations will be accepted now through March 1, 2024. Paper applications available in the guidance office at each school. Completed applications may be dropped off at any Cayuga Lake National Bank location, emailed to, or mailed to:

Cayuga Lake National Bank
Attn: Kelly Brown
165 Cayuga Street, PO Box 512
Union Springs, NY 13160

Questions? call Kelly Brown at 315-889-9051 or email

Nomination Form