Canyon ISD proudly recognizes outstanding achievement in
rigorous academic courses for students attending Canyon and Randall high
schools through the Superintendent Scholars program.
To qualify as a Superintendent Scholar a student must:
- Have a GPA of
95.00 or better (94.99 will not qualify) cumulative GPA.
The District shall
include in the calculation of
Superintendent Scholar grades earned in all high school credit courses taken in
the fall or spring semester, unless they are excluded below.
calculation of Superintendent Scholar
shall exclude grades earned
in or by physical education; athletics; cheerleading; drill team; band,
including stage band; music theory; choir, including show choir; a local credit
course; credit by examination, with or without prior instruction; student
leadership; theater production; driver education; credits earned off campus for
classes such as Access or TexPrep courses; courses for which credit was earned
in a non-accredited school, including a homeschool; self-paced computer-based
courses such as NovaNet or Grad Point; credit recovery or acceleration courses;
and summer school. In addition, the Superintendent Scholar calculation shall exclude grades earned through distance learning and dual credit cousres taken anywhere other than the District high schools.
students will not be considered for Superintendent Scholar.
Superintendent Scholars who are in the top 10 of their respective classes will
be recognized at an event in May. The ceremony
will include a dinner held for the honorees and their parents hosted by the
Superintendent with the Board of Trustees as invited guests. Those students who
qualify for superintendent scholar but are not in the top 10 will receive their
award on their home campuses.
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