CALDWELL COUNTY SCHOLARS
Seniors with a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 3.5 are recognized as Caldwell County Scholars. Each
scholar receives a special seal on his/her diploma and is recognized in the graduation program.
PRESIDENT’S EDUCATION AWARDS PROGRAM
When planning for courses, students may wish to consider participation in the President’s Education Awards
Program with the following criteria:
1. 3.5 unweighted GPA on a 4.0 scale through fall semester of the senior year
2. Score 85th percentile on either the verbal or math portion of SAT I or subject test or
composite ACT score
3. Earn at least 12 units from the following areas: English, math, science, social studies,
geography, and world languages.
RECOGNITION AT GRADUATION
Beginning with the graduating class of 2014, high schools will recognize academic achievement of students
with a 3.5 grade point average or above as graduating with honors. No valedictorian or salutatorian will be
designated. Recognition will be determined at the end of the third nine weeks.
Students will be recognized as follows:
o GPA of 3.5 to 3.99 – Graduate with Honors
o GPA of 4.0 to 4.40 – Graduate with High Honors
o GPA above 4.40 – Graduate with Highest Honors