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Special Programs / Recognition

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  • Honors Diploma
  • Graduation Enrichments
  • Graduation Cords & Recognition
  • NCAA College Sports
  • Sterling Scholar
  • Academic All State
In an attempt to provide a challenging education to many of the exceptional students at Stansbury High School, the Honors Program has been instituted.  All students participating in the program will be required to complete all requirements as outlined in the program guide. Upon graduation, those students who successfully complete the program will receive a diploma bearing an Honors Seal and will wear a silver gown at graduation ceremonies.
 
Learn more about the program by exploring the following links:
 
Objective: To reward students who are particularly successful in one area, who may wish to better prepare for a career, or who may need some extra incentive to use their senior year to its full advantage.
 
Upon graduation, those students who have earned enrichment in a particular area will be recognized with a cord worn at graduation (a white cord for one enrichment or a sage green cord for two or more.)
 
Basic requirements for academic enrichments:
  1. Take all classes required for graduation.
  2. Take additional classes in the enrichment area - to be determined by each department.
  3. Participate in special projects - to be determined by each department.
  4. Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the enrichment area (some enrichment areas require a 3.5 GPA.)
Criteria: Requirements for each enrichment can be found at below links. Students must apply for a diploma enrichment at the beginning of the fourth term of their senior year. Approval of a diploma enrichment is granted through the department chairperson of the enrichment area.
 
 
 
 
Academic Enrichment Areas
 
Cords:
 
Gold - High Honor Roll 3.75-4.0 Navy - Outstanding Attendance
Silver - Honor Roll 3.5-3.749 Red/Silver - National Forensic League
Teal - Concurrent Enrollment (7+ CE Classes) Forest Green - Military ROTC
Blue & Silver - Gold Letter Stallion (8 Varsity letters) Maroon - CLC Portfolio
Sky Blue - Academic All-State Blue/Yellow - FBLA
White - One Enrichment Blue/Silver/Black - Student Government
Sage - 2+ Enrichments  
   
Other Honors:
 
Medallion - CTE Pathway Completer Silver Sash - Sterling Scholar
Black Sash - Associates Degree NHS Hood - National Honors Society
White Sash - Student Body Officer Silver Gown - Honors Diploma
 
In order to play Division I or II sports in college, you must register with NCAA. You must also maintain academic eligibility as outlined below.
 
To be eligible to compete in NCAA sports during your first year at a Division I school, you must graduate high school and meet ALL the following requirements:
  • Complete 16 core courses:
    • Four years of English
    • Three years of math (Math 1 or higher)
    • Two years of natural/physical science (including one year of lab science)
    • One additional year of English, math or natural/physical science
    • Two years of social science
    • Four additional years of English, math, natural/physical science, social science, foreign language, comparative religion or philosophy
  • Complete 10 core courses, including seven in English, math or natural/physical science, before your seventh semester. Once you begin your seventh semester, you may not repeat or replace any of those 10 courses to improve your core-course GPA.
  • Earn at least a 2.3 GPA in your core courses.
  • Earn an SAT combined score or ACT sum score matching your core-course GPA on the Division I or II sliding scale, which balances your test score and core-course GPA. If you have a low test score, you need a higher core-course GPA to be eligible. If you have a low core-course GPA, you need a higher test score to be eligible. See the eligibility requirement links below.
 
Click here to see what courses are offered at Stansbury High School.  You will enter school code: 450431
 
Division I eligibility requirements can be found here.
Division II eligibility requirements can be found here.
 
 
See Mr. Garrett Bryant (Social Studies Teacher) - room 165.
 
The Sterling Scholar program recognizes seniors who excel academically, as well as in leadership & citizenship/service. Seniors must have a minimum 3.6 cumulative GPA and a 21+ ACT score by October to apply. Students compete in one of fourteen categories.
 
English
Math
Social Science
Science
World Languages
Computer Technology
Skilled & Technical Sciences Education
Family and Consumer Sciences
Business & Marketing
Speech/Theatre Arts/Forensics
Vocal Performance
Visual Arts
Instrumental Music
Dance
 
Click here to go to official Sterling Scholar site.
Click here for Regional Handbook.
 
Anyone who participates in a UHSAA Sanctioned Sport will be nominated if they have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher. The Athletic Director does all the applications online during an open window from the UHSAA.  A nomination does not guarantee the award. Those nominees who don't receive academic all-state will receive academic all-region.