The President's List is compiled at the end of each term. To qualify for this honor, a student must have taken a minimum of 12 credit hours in degree/certificate creditable courses with a 4.00 GPA. This achievement is noted on the student's transcripts.
The Dean's List is compiled at the end of each term. To qualify for this honor, a student must have taken a minimum of 12 credit hours in degree/certificate creditable courses with a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99 during the term. This honor is noted on the student's transcripts.
Students who have taken a minimum of twelve credit hours in degree/certificate creditable courses and achieved a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49 will be recognized for academic achievement. This designation will appear on transcripts.
NOTE: Developmental courses are not considered to be degree/certificate credible courses.
Annually, the College recognizes students for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and service. Students are nominated by College faculty and staff, selected for recognition by the Honors Committee, and recognized at the annual Student Honors ceremony.
PTK is a premier honor society in American junior and community colleges. Students who are inducted into the organization each year are honored for academic excellence and recognized for their demonstration of model citizenship.
Students who have distinguished themselves in academics, leadership, and other areas of campus life are nominated by the faculty, administration, and students for inclusion in the annual Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges publication. Students selected for Who's Who must have attained sophomore status with a minimum of 32 credit hours.
The Bevill Scholar Award is awarded to recognize superior students who excel in their academic disciplines. Students nominated for this honor must have attained academic excellence and must have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours.
The Minority Leadership Award is awarded to recognize outstanding minority students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills and academic success. Students nominated for this honor must have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours.
The National Vocational-Technical Honor Society has been established to recognize outstanding academic achievement among students enrolled in industrial education programs. Students selected for induction into this honor society must demonstrate both academic promise and leadership abilities applicable to their career goals.
The American Technical Education Association (ATEA) is the premier association for the postsecondary technical educator. ATEA is an advocate for postsecondary technical education and is a driving force behind workforce development. ATEA is dedicated to recognizing outstanding performance and leadership and promoting high quality technical education.
The Carl A. Elliott Sr. Outstanding Student Award is an annual recognition of the Most Outstanding Student from among the Fayette, Hamilton, Jasper, and Sumiton campuses. This award is presented in recognition of outstanding academic achievement, service to the community and concern for the welfare of others.
Superior academic achievement by graduating students shall be recognized by the following
designations on transcripts: