Students with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher at the end of the 11th semester of high school will be awarded with a medal at Senior Honors Night to be worn at graduation. The three levels of academic honors are as follows:
Summa Cum Laude - GPA of 3.9 or higher
Magna Cum Laude - GPA of 3.75 - 3. 89
Cum Laude - GPA of 3.5 - 3.74
Honors Cords and Sashes:
Graduating seniors participating in a recognized school club, athletic team, marching band, or musical production for all grades 10-12 (or all years eligible if student moved in), and meeting the eligibility criteria described below will earn the appropriate Honor Cord(s) or Sash(es) to wear at graduation:
Gold Cord — National Honor Society
Blue Stole — Key Club
Blue/White Cord —DECA
Rainbow Twist Cord — National Art Honor Society
Red/Navy Cord —Business Professionals of America
Blue/Red Cord – Educators Rising
Red or White Stole — CV Connected - Music, Activities, and/or Athletics
Gold/Navy Blue/Red Cord - Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Eligibility Criteria for Earning a Cord/Sash:
A student must meet the following minimum standards by February 10th of their SENIOR YEAR to
earn a cord or sash:
- A 3.0 cumulative GPA.
- A member in good standing of an approved participating club. Including participation in the club, sport, or fine art during all grades 10-12 (or all years eligible if student moved in).
- Student must have a record of discipline that includes NO MORE than FIVE detentions during grades 10-12. In addition, any suspension during grades 10-12 could make a student ineligible and will be reviewed by administration.