(1) Achievement awards will be presented by the academy administrator to students in each basic course class in the following categories:
(a) Academic--awarded to the student that successfully passes all phases of training and attains the highest final grade in the class.
(b) Firearms--awarded to the student that has the highest score on the firearms qualification course.
(c) Physical fitness--awarded to the student that achieves the highest aggregate total of the four fitness tests in all three times it is taken.
(d) Academy staff--awarded to the student that demonstrates all the requisite skills to become an exceptional law enforcement officer. The recipient is selected by a vote of the class students.
(e) Representative--is selected by the class students to represent them as a body and deliver a graduation address at the graduation ceremonies.
(2) Additional awards may be presented, when authorized by the academy administrator, for recognition of excellence or outstanding performance.