Yearbook Award Ideas

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When it comes to creating a yearbook it goes without saying that there should be a section regarding Awards! This is a great place to recognise the weird and wonderful traits that each pupil has and where that will lead them in life. Our yearbook award ideas are a great place to get inspiration.

Yearbook awards fall under many different categories, so much so that it is difficult to group them all together into just one list. That’s why our yearbook awards ideas are split into fun, classic and unique groups to help you decide on the best ones for you pupils.

Most Popular Yearbook Award Ideas

These tend to be the awards most schools choose to go with. They are simple, easy to hand out and a great way to show the special personalities of the pupils you have. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Class Clown
  • Chatterbox
  • Teacher’s Pet
  • Biggest Laugh
  • Best Haircut
  • Pack Leader

Be sure to include some of these in your yearbook this year!

Fun and Unique Yearbook Award Ideas

These can be seen as classic yearbook awards but some are often left out for the most popular ones mentioned above. That doesn’t mean there isn’t space for them in your yearbook though:

  •  Biggest Gossip
  • Person with the X-Factor
  • Drama Queen
  • Superstar
  • Snowflake

Find as many of these fun awards as possible and make sure every pupil is given a wacky award to be remembered by!

Most Likely To...

The title says it all. This is a collection of yearbook award ideas where you say who is most like to be or do ‘what’ when they grow up. Another fun and engaging award page for your yearbooks. So who will be most likely to:

  • Be a Film Star
  • Write a Bestselling Novel
  • Be A Footballer
  • Go into Outer Space
  • Be Prime Minister
  • Win Olympic Gold
  • Be a Millionaire
  • Be a Pro Gamer
  • Go Viral

Extra Award Ideas

To make your yearbook awards slightly different, you could use celebrity names of people the students admire and aspire to be. Maybe teacher awards are soemthing you would like instead, don’t panic, we have ideas for them too:

Celebrity Awards

  • ‘Lady Gaga’ Award – for crazy clothes
  • ‘Alan Sugar’ Award – for being bossy
  • ‘Beyonce’ Award – for amazing singing
  • ‘Mo Farah’ Award – for being sporty
  • ‘Cristiano Ronaldo’ Award ‐ for thinking they’re the best at football.

Teacher Awards

  • Nicest Teacher
  • Loudest Teacher
  • Worst Dancer
  • Biggest Coffee-Lover
  • Least Likely to Play by the Rules
  • Teacher Who’s Always Got Your Back

Now you have some fantastic yearbook award ideas you can start creating your pages in your yearbook. Our Info Hub has a great section on how to add award pages of any template, design and number.

If you are still in need of some more ideas headover to TreeRing. They have a list that can work for any school and pupil.

Be creative with your awards, and try to include everyone, and above all else, make sure it is fun! If you have some clever ones of your own, don’t be shy ‐ share them with us over on our over social media!