Students qualify for the Honor Roll with a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher.
ACADEMIC AWARDS: Academic certificates are awarded in May to all students who earn 3.70 on their cumulative grade point average. Scholastic letters are awarded to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who earn a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.70. In successive years, letter recipients earn pins. Medals are awarded in each department, as selected by the faculty, based on departmental criteria.
Beginning with the graduating class of 2015, students will be recognized based upon their cumulative weighted grade point average. The grade point average will be calculated on coursework completed only at St. Dominic High School. Honors will be awarded as follows:
Cumulative Grade Point Average Honors
3.80 – 3.99 Cum Laude
4.00 – 4.19 Magna Cum Laude
4.20 and above Summa Cum Laude
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
The purpose of the National Honor Society is to give recognition to outstanding students. Membership in the NHS is recognized nationally as one of the highest honors that a high school student receives. Membership is an honor bestowed upon a student based upon a combination of scholarship, good citizenship and personal qualities of leadership, service, and character.
NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY
The NAHS is a local chapter of a national organization that recognizes students who excel in art and have personal qualities of good citizenship, leadership, service, and character. Minimum eligibility requirements are: student must be in grade 10-12, currently enrolled in an art class or have successfully completed at least one year of art at SDHS. Transfer students must have a letter from their art teacher and must fulfill requirements of this chapter. Eligible students are asked to complete an application form. Enrollment is limited.