Students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more and achieve a 4.0 semester GPA are placed on the President’s Honor Roll at the close of each semester. Students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more and achieve a 3.50 to 3.99 semester GPA are placed on the Vice-President’s Honor Roll. Course numbers under 100 cannot be counted in determining either honor roll.
Students who complete 12 hours of honors courses while at NCCC, maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3, and participate in Honors Program activities will be recognized at graduation and on their transcript as Honors Scholars.
Outstanding Graduate By Department
Each division may present Outstanding Student Awards based upon their own criteria. These awards are given each year at the end of the spring semester.
Panther Claw Award
Students earn this award through participation in cocurricular learning, often as part of athletic teams or student organizations. The Panther CLAW program includes six learning outcomes, and students who attain all six outcomes before graduation will be recognized at graduation. To learn more, click on Cocurricular Learning at NCCC.
Sigma Alpha is an honorary scholastic society. Its purpose is to promote scholarship among the students of NCCC. Members of the society are chosen from the upper ten percent of the graduating class who qualify with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Course numbers under 100 cannot be counted in determining membership.