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Graduation Awards

8TH GRADE AWARDS ARE PRESENTED AT EITHER THE 8TH GRADE AWARD CEREMONY OR AT GRADUATION 

 

AWARDS PRESENTED AT THE 8TH GRADE AWARDS CEREMONY:(The 8th Awards Ceremony is the Last Friday of school at 9:00 a.m.)  Parents of students receiving awards will be notified in advance.

Gold Seal: Gold Seal awards are given to students who maintained a 3.0 or higher G.P.A. for all 8 quarters of Junior High School (7th & 8th grade years).  Students receiving a Gold Seal may not receive any D or F grades, including Physical Education.

CJSF:  CJSF students have to have earned CJSF credit for three quarters of 7th grade and three quarters of 8th grade.  See the link for CJSF to review program requirements.

Faculty Awards: Each year the faculty of Fruitvale Junior High collaborates to award a number of students for their contributions to Fruitvale. 

Department Awards:   Elective teachers give department-specific awards each year.

Community Awards:  Several community organizations contact Fruitvale Junior High and recognize outstanding students on our campus.

School Event Participant Recognition:  Multiple students are recognized for their participation in county and school competitions. 

 

AWARDS PRESENTED AT THE GRADUATION CEREMONY:  (The graduation ceremony is the Friday following the last day of school at Centennial High School 9:00 a.m.)

Valedictorians:  Valedictorians must have earned straight A's for all 8 quarters of Junior High School (7th & 8th grade years).        A- grades eliminate students from receiving valedictorian.  

District Awards:

     - Each Year outstanding 8th graders have the opportunity to apply for the Les De Hart scholarship award. 

     - John Hefner award and Scholarship (top two Graduates)

     - The Ben Lackey Memorial Scholarship Award and the Sean Farley Memorial Scholarship Award

Most Improved:  The Fruitvale Junior High Staff and Administration choose a student or students who have shown the most improvement during their junior high school years.