Awards & Recognition
This status recognizes students who have achieved a weighted GPA of 3.667 or above at the end of each semester and no grade lower than a "B."
These are given at the end of the academic year to those students who achieve a weighted GPA of 3.667 and no grade lower than a “C” for the year.
These are given at the end of each semester to the outstanding student in each teaching section. Each recipient must have maintained an "A-" or better average for the semester, must have demonstrated a sincere interest in the subject matter, and must have shown initiative and a commitment to excellence.
These are presented at the conclusion of each course to students who have demonstrated significant academic improvement and consistently high or significantly improved interest and effort.
In addition to the academic awards, several awards are presented to students in each grade level who consistently show concern and respect for others, practice self-discipline and responsibility, make wise choices, exemplify good conduct, thoughtfulness, good judgment, leadership, service and live the philosophy and mission of our school..
National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society
The National Honor Society Chapter of Doctors Charter School is a duly chartered and affiliated chapter of this prestigious national organization. Any sophomore, junior, or senior who has maintained a 3.3 cumulative weighted GPA is eligible for nomination into the National Honor Society, and any eighth, seventh, or third semester sixth grader who has maintained a 3.3 cumulative weighted GPA is eligible for nomination into the National Junior Honor Society. A transfer student must be enrolled in Doctors Charter School for two semesters in order to qualify. Once GPA eligibility is established, the NHS or NJHS Adviser gives each student a packet that contains information about the application procedure as well as the application itself. Students applying for membership must show evidence of outstanding leadership and excellent character. Additional criteria include service (documented with the school prior to the processing of the application in the spring) to others both in and outside the school well above and beyond the minimum required of each student. The Executive Director testifies regarding each applicant’s attendance, tardy and disciplinary record. All must be excellent. Once selected to the National Honor Society or National Junior Honor Society, members are expected to continue to demonstrate outstanding scholarship, character, leadership, and service, and maintain their GPA.
Last updated 3/19/2007