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Honors and/or Distinction Qualifications

Honors and/or Distinction

As Defined by the state of Tennessee the following criteria are used to determine students who graduate with honors and/or distinction.

 

Honors:

Students who score at or above all the subject area readiness benchmarks on the ACT or equivalent score on the SAT will graduate with state honors.

 

Distinction:

Students will be recognized as graduating with “state distinction” by attaining a B or better average and completing one of the following:

 

* Earn a nationally recognized industry certification

* Participate in at least one (1) of the Governor’s Schools

* Participate in one (1) of the state’s ALL State musical organizations

* Be selected as a National Merit Finalist or Semi-Finalist

* Attain a score of thirty one (31) or higher composite score on the ACT

* Attain a score of three (3) or higher on at least two advanced placement exams

* Successfully complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

* Earn twelve (12) or more semester hours of transcripted   postsecondary credit (Dual Enrollment

   Courses)