Students will receive a gold cord and special seal on their diploma if the following are met:
  • Overall four-year unweighted GPA of 3.50
  • 4 Credits English
  • 4 Credits Mathematics (Math I, II, III, & a higher level course such as Advance Functions or Pre-Calculus)
  • 4 Credits Social Studies
  • 3 Credits Science
  • 1 Credit Health/Physical Education
  • 2 Credits in a Second Language
  • 4 elective credits constituting a concentration from CTE, Art, Second Language, or any other subject
  • 3 Higher Level Courses taken during Junior and Senior (AP, Honors, College, or CTE Advanced Studies)
  • Completion of the North Carolina Graduation Project through the English IV course.