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  • Students must have to walk at graudation the following:

    - Cap

    - Gown

    - Tassel

    Average Cost for Basic Package: $45


    Can be ordered online at Jostens or ordered through Mark Manuel via his email. These need to be ordered by December 1st, or the price will increase! If you have any questions, please contact Senior Advisors Kelly Bryant or Tomeka Lipford


    Additionally, students must have the proper attire underneath their cap and gown. 

    Senior Women:

    - Black, closed-toe shoes (no flip flops, must have strap!)

    - Dress must not hang below gown (dresses must also meet dress code)


    Senior Men:

    - Black pants, black socks, & black shoes

    - White button-up shirt with collar (can be either short or long sleeve)

    - Solid red tie

  • High schools will recognize academic achievement of students with a 3.5 grade point average or above (GPA) as graduating with honors. No valedictorian or salutatorian will be designated. Recognition will be determined at the end of the third nine weeks. Students will be recognized as follows:

    • GPA of 3.5 to 3.99 – Graduate with Honors
    • GPA of 4.0 to 4.40 – Graduate with High Honors
    • GPA above 4.40 – Graduate with Highest Honors




    Seniors with a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 3.5 are recognized as Caldwell County Scholars. Each scholar receives a special seal on his/her diploma and is recognized in the graduation program.




    When planning for courses, students may wish to consider participation in the President’s Education Awards Program with the following criteria:


    1. 3.5 unweighted GPA on a 4.0 scale through fall semester of the senior year


    2. Score 85th percentile on either the verbal or math portion of SAT I or subject test or composite ACT score


    3. Earn at least 12 units from the following areas: English, math, science, social studies, geography, and world languages.