The National Junior BETA Club is a non-profit, diverse and multi-cultural youth organization open to incoming sixth graders with a grade point average of at least 90%, calculated from the first three quarters of the fifth grade year. The purpose of the BETA Club is to encourage and recognize achievements in the classroom, promote character, encourage service to the school and parish community, and develop leadership skills. Qualified students must submit an application and an essay.
National Junior Honor Society
The National Junior Honor Society is an organization requiring high student standards in the areas of scholarship, service, character, and citizenship. Criteria for selection to the Resurrection Catholic School National Junior Honor Society are based on guidelines by the National Council of the National Junior Honor Society.
National Junior Art Honor Society
The National Junior Art Honor Society was established for 7th and 8th grade students who are passionate about sharing their visual art talents with our school, parish and community. Criteria for selection are based on guidlines by the National Art Education Association.
Resurrection Catholic School provides several types of honors and awards for outstanding behavior and academic performance.
Valedictorian – The eighth grade graduate who has the highest grade point average is named the valedictorian. The grade point average is calculated using the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade quarter averages. Exam grades are not included in the calculation of the average.
Perfect Attendance Award – This award is given to students in Grades K-8 who have not been absent or tardy during the entire school year. Students earning this distinction will be honored at a school-wide assembly held on the last day of school. No distinction is made between excused and unexcused absences. Tardy to class eliminates a student from perfect attendance recognition.
Eagle Award – Students in Grades 3-8 are eligible for this award.
- Grades 3-5: All Os and/or Gs in Work Habits and Conduct (excluding handwriting), no conduct referrals during an academic quarter.
- Grades 6-8: No checkmarks in Conduct or Effort, no grade below a G in specials, no conduct referrals during an academic quarter.
Honors – Students in Grades 4-8 are eligible for this award.
This award is given to students who earn a grade of 80% or higher in each subject area (excluding handwriting) during an academic quarter.
Principal’s Honors – Students in Grades 4-8 are eligible for this award. This award is given to students who earn a score of 90% or higher in each subject area (excluding handwriting) during an academic quarter.
St. Thomas Aquinas Award – Students in Grades 4-8 are eligible for this award. This award is given to a student who earns a 94% or higher in each subject area during an academic quarter. The student must also earn all Os in Work Habits and Conduct, excluding handwriting, in Grades 4-5. No checkmarks in effort or conduct or below an O in specials in Grades 6-8. Students receiving a conduct referral are ineligible for this award.