Abraham C. Kuttothara, MD

The USA-Canada Youth Exchange Network was founded by Dr. Abe Kuttothara and Rick Russell in 2000. In 2008, Mexico joined the network, and it was renamed to the North American Youth Exchange Network (NAYEN). 

The Dr. Abe Kuttothara Outstanding District Award is given to a single district whose achievements stands above their peers. The applicants all fully explain their Rotary Youth Exchange programs, both short and long term programs, as well as Rotex involvement and New Generations Exchange Programs. Their record their training for parents and students, club involvement and more! The application encourages the use of supporting documnnts along with the application so that the selection committee can fully understand the District's Rotary Youth Exchange programs. 

The application is updated annually. It is typically avaiable in July for the conference in February of the next year.

Dr. Abe Kuttothara Outstanding District Award Winners

2019-2020

 
 
Conference Location: Monterrey

2018-2019

 
Conference Location: Denver

2017-2018

(North Star MD)
 
Conference Location: Omaha

2016-2017

 
Conference Location: Calgary

2015-2016

District 4185
 
Conference Location: Cincinnati

2014-2015

 
Conference Location: Little Rock

2013-2014

District 4130
 
Conference Location: Cancun

2012-2013

District 7080
 
Conference Location: Orlando

2011-2012

District 4110
 
Conference Location: Anchorage

2010-2011

District 5890
 
Conference Location: Sacramento

2009-2010

District 7170
 
Conference Location: Chicago

2008-2009

District 5190
 
Conference Location: Montreal

2007-2008

District 5440
 
Conference Location: Reno

2006-2007

District 7040
 
Conference Location: Philadelphia

2005-2006

District 6970

2004-2005

District 5040

2003-2004

District 7150

2002-2003

District 5370

2001-2002

District 5010

2000-2001

District 5100

1999-2000

District 6000
Gold, Silver, Bronze Awards
The North American Youth Exchange Network (NAYEN) Recognition Program recognizes individual Districts participating in a variety of activities which cumulatively helps create strong programs.
 
Districts can obtain 1 of 3 levels: 
  • Gold: 500 or more points
  • Silver: 400-499 points
  • Bronze: 300-399 points
The application is updated annually. It is typically avaiable in July for the conference in February of the next year.
2019-2020 Gold Districts:
4130, 4170, 5100, 5950, 5960, 6970, 
2019-2020 Silver Districts: 
4110, 4195, 5180, 5190, 6250, 6900, 7150
2019-2020 Bronze Districts: 
4140, 5020, 5550, 5890, 7040
2018-2019 Gold Districts: 4110, 5100, 5950, 5960, 6380, 6690, 6970
2018-2019 Silver Districts: 4100, 4130, 4140, 4170, 4185, 4195, 5020, 5160, 5190, 5240, 5370, 5470, 5550, 6600, 6900, 6960, 6980, 6990, 7255
2018-2019 Bronze Districts: 5040, 5050, 5060, 5180, 5360, 5400, 5495, 6250, 7040, 7120, 7170, 7930
 
2017-2018 Gold Districts: 4100, 4130, 4140, 4170, 4185, 5100, 5110, 5950, 5960, 6220, 6380, 6690, 6960, 6970, 6980, 6990, 7150
2017-2018 Silver Districts: 5020, 5160, 5190, 5360, 5550, 7040
 
2016-2017 Gold Districts: 4100, 4110, 4140, 4170, 4185, 5020, 5100, 5110, 5160, 5240, 5360, 5420, 5550, 6220, 6380, 6600, 6690, 6980, 7040, 7150
2016-2017 Silver Districts: 4130, 5190, 6510, 6990, 7120
 
2015-2016 Gold Districts: 4100, 4110, 4130, 4160, 4170, 4185, 5020, 5100, 5110, 5160, 5240, 5360, 5420, 5550, 5950, 5960, 6110, 6220, 6380, 6510, 6690, 6970, 7040
2015-2016 Silver Districts: 4150, 5280, 5490, 6840, 6940, 6950, 6980, 7150
2015-2016 Bronze Districts: 6150
 
2014-2015 Gold Districts: 4100, 4110, 4130, 4160, 4170, 4185, 5020, 5100, 5110, 5160, 5190, 5240, 5280, 5360, 5420, 5550, 5950, 5960, 6110, 6220, 6380, 6690, 6740, 6970, 7040
2014-2015 Silver Districts: 5490, 5930, 6080, 6840, 6980, 7120
2014-2015 Bronze Districts: 5230, 5520, 6150, 6930, 7150
 
2013-2014 Gold Districts: 4130
 
2012-2013 Gold Districts: 4100, 4110, 4130, 4160, 5020, 5100, 5240, 5420, 5470, 5490, 5910, 5950, 5960, 6150, 6930, 6970, 7150, 7170
2012-2013 Silver Districts: 5010, 5040, 5160, 5360, 5930, 6940, 6980, 7770
2012-2013 Bronze Districts: 5280, 5830
 
2011-2012 Gold Districts: 4100, 4110, 5010, 5020, 5040, 5100, 5110, 5160, 5170, 5220, 5240, 5470, 5490, 5910, 5930, 5950, 5960, 6150, 6270, 6600, 6300, 6670, 6690, 6930, 6940, 6970, 6980, 7040, 7150, 7170, 7430, 7770
2011-2012 Silver Districts: 5280, 6740, 7470
 
2010-2011 Gold Districts: 4110, 5010, 5170, 5180, 6220, 6970, 7170
2010-2011 Silver Districts: 4100, 4180, 5040, 5100, 5220, 5230, 5240, 5420, 5910, 5930, 6330, 6510, 6690, 6980
2010-2011 Bronze Districts: 5160, 5280, 5440, 6150, 6670, 7040, 7470, 7770
 
2009-2010 Gold Districts: 6220, 6970, 7110
2009-2010 Silver Districts: 4110, 4150, 4180,  5010, 5180, 5220, 5240, 5420, 5440, 6400, 6990
2009-2010 Bronze Districts: 5040, 5230, 5450, 6450, 6330, 6510, 6670, 6930, 6980, 7040
 
2008-2009 Gold Districts: 5220
2008-2009 Silver Districts: 4190, 5240, 
2008-2009 Bronze Districts: 6110, 6220, 6650, 6670 
 
2007-2008 Gold Districts: 5010, 6970
2007-2008 Silver Districts: 4180, 5220, 5240, 6990
2007-2008 Bronze Districts: 5170, 5180, 5930, 6670, 7410
 
2006-2007 Silver Districts: 5220, 5240, 6670, 6970, 6990, 7040