Recognition Criteria

Athletics

Possessing natural and trained aptitude for excellence in competitive sports, while exhibiting sportsmanship, team spirit, and grace in victory and defeat and/or demonstrate achievements in physical education classes and extra curricular activities.

Citizenship

Exhibiting continuous courtesy, thoughtfulness, and service to others, obvious both in and out of the school environment.

Creative Arts

Talent and obvious achievement in drama, speech, dance, theatre production, music, painting, sculpture, design, graphics, visual arts and extra curricular programs.

Diversity

Demonstrates acceptance and respect of individual differences and cultural traditions.

English Language Arts

Skilled in reading, writing, reading comprehension, poetry, creative writing, school newspaper, exceptional written and spoken vocabulary.

Foreign Languages

Achievement in a language other than English for communication that exhibits cross-cultural skills and understanding.

Mathematics

High achievement in logical thinking, mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry processes and concepts, numbers-their forms, arrangements, sets, relationships, and properties.

Perseverance/Effort

Demonstrating achievement by overcoming obstacles.  Showing a willingness to extend high levels of effort and resolve in the face of adversity.

Sciences

Exceptional ability in the observation, identification, description, and investigation of natural phenomena.  Success in methodical experimentation, recording, and explanation.

Technology

Achievements in computer and technology classes and extra curricular programs.