Honors & Awards

BETA Club

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 trimesters 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.

Special Recognition

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.

Academic Awards

Pastor’s Honors Grades 4 & 5: All grades 94 or above. Students must have all P’s in Music, Art, Spanish, Technology, and PE. Grades 6 to 8: All grades 94 or above, including Spanish. Students must have all P’s in Encore and PE.

Principal’s Honors Grades 4 & 5: All grades 90 or above. Students must have no more than 1 DP and the remainder P’s in Music, Art, Spanish, Technology, and PE. Grades 6-8: All grades 90 or above, including Spanish. Students must have no more than 1 DP and the remainder P’s in Encore and PE.

Honors Grades 4 & 5: All grades 85 or above. Students must have no more than 2 DP and the remainder P’s in Music, Art, Spanish, Technology, and PE. Grades 6-8: All grades 85 or above, including Spanish. Students must have no more than 2 DP’s and the remainder P’s in Encore and PE.

RCS Award: Respect, Compassion, Service—this award can be given to students who go above and beyond expectations in demonstrating respect, compassion and service.

Award ceremonies will take place after the trimester ends at a parent/awardee breakfast. Please see dates in the school calendar.