High School Volunteer Hours
TN State Board of Education High School Policy 2.103 denotes local boards of education have a high school volunteer hours recognition policy in place. Volunteer hours for the purpose of recognition at graduation are defined as community service initiated and completed by students independent of those required by school clubs or organizations of which the student is a member.
Students are required to complete 10 volunteer hours per semester, 20 hours per year for four years to qualify for the award. No more than 20 hours per year may be submitted for the award.
Volunteer hours are to be completed while the student is enrolled in a TN public high school.
Students transferring into CMCSS from other TN school districts must provide the documentation from their previous district. Students transferring into CMCSS from out of the state of TN will begin the process with the semester they enter the district meeting the 10-hour per semester, 20 hours per year for their enrollment up to graduation.
Students will be recognized with a special pin they may wear at the graduation ceremony.
1. Students will maintain the CMCSS High School Volunteer Hours Form for each semester.
2. Students will submit this form to their School Counselor BY THE FIRST DAY OF EXAMS each semester.
3. The School Counselor indicates in powerschool the completion of the requirement for the semester and keeps a copy in the students file.