As a principal and director of the National Association of Student Councils, Dale D. Hawley's life was dedicated to youth, service, and to the development of student leaders. The Dale D. Hawley Leadership Award is presented in recognition of service and leadership at the state level.


Each year, recipients of this award are selected by OASL's Senior High and Middle Level Program Directors to honor those staff members who have demonstrated excellence and consistent commitment to OASL's leadership training programs.