•  All of the following criteria must be met in order to be considered for admission.

     


    Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the new member requirements for each class grade is as follows: 

    Senior Class:

    3.25 unweighted / 4.875 weighted Grade Point Average + completion of application essay

    20 Community Service Hours from your Junior year. 

    Minimum of 3 Cherokee activities from your Junior year.

    Junior Class:

    3.25 unweighted / 4.875 weighted Grade Point Average

    Service:

    3 Cherokee High School Activities during your Sophomore year

    20 Community Service Hours during your Sophomore year 

    **Service Hours were waived for the 20-21 school year**

    Sophomore Class (can apply 2023):

    Scholarship:

    3.25 unweighted / 4.875 weighted Grade Point Average

    Service:

    3 Cherokee High School Activities each during Freshman and Sophomore years

    20 Community Service Hours each during Freshman and Sophomore years (Total: 40 hours) 

    Leadership:

    You must have at least one leadership position during your Freshman or Sophomore year

     

    Freshman Class (can apply 2024):

    Scholarship:

    3.25 unweighted / 4.875 weighted Grade Point Average

    Service:

    3 Cherokee High School Activities each during Freshman and Sophomore years

    20 Community Service Hours each during Freshman and Sophomore years (Total: 40 hours) 

    Leadership:

    You must have at least one leadership position during your Freshman or Sophomore year


    Scholarship - A student must be a junior or senior who has a regular  cumulative unweighted grade point average of 3.25 or higher or a weighted grade point average of 4.875.

    Service - A student must demonstrate commitment to a minimum of 3 activities within his/her school and community service totaling 20 hours per year.  Service activities are those which benefit others and for which students receive no form of compensation from an official organization. (This excludes service to one’s family, extended family or neighbors) 

    Service hours completed during the summer will count for the school year you are entering.

    Leadership - A student must demonstrate leadership qualities in and out of the classroom. (This needs to be confirmed by a coach, advisor or contact member of an outside organization) 

    Character - A student must demonstrate the "six pillars of character":  respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, and citizenship. 

     

     

     

Last Modified on July 20, 2022