Community Service

Community Service

Graduation Recognition

Please use the following form to record your volunteer hours in order to be recognized at graduation.  The form below needs to show that 10 hours of service were completed each semester. Documentation is due to the counseling office by March 12th of the student's SENIOR YEAR. Students are required to keep up with their hours/form.
Volunteer Service Participation

TN Scholars are high school students who have completed the TN Scholars Course of Study, a specific sequence of academic courses in math, science, language arts and social studies. Students must also have a good record of attendance and discipline along with 80 hours of community service.

Academic Requirements

• 4 English Courses
• 3 Years of Math and in additional upper level math course (Successful completion of all competencies for SAILS counts)
• 3 Laboratory Science Courses 
• 3 Social Studies (Must meet requirements of the Tennessee Diploma Project)
• Computer/Personal Finance as required by the State of Tennessee
• Must meet State requirements for health and / or physical education/Fine Arts
• 2 Foreign Language courses in the same language

Additional Criteria

Choose at least two credits from the following: (These courses can be a combination of two of the following or two in the same category). These additional courses cannot count toward other requirements for Tennessee Scholars.

  • Career Technical Education
  • Fine arts (Such as music, art, dance, drama, production, etc)
  • AP courses which are not already used for basic requirements
  • Dual credit / dual enrollment courses which are not already used for basic requirements
  • International Baccalaureate courses not used for basic requirements
  • Online not used for basic requirements

Workforce Development Skills Requirements
• 80 hours of Volunteer Service to the Community (See website for non- approved Volunteer hours).
• Maintain a “C” Average minimum in all Tennessee Scholars courses.
• 95% Attendance Required. (Cannot miss more than 36 total days in 4 years of high school)
• No out-of-school suspensions

For more information, please visit .
Click HERE to find a list of volunteer agencies in our area.


Students must complete 8 hours of Community Service during their Senior year of high school after the TN Promise deadline. For more information about the TN Promise, please visit the TN Promise website or the TN Achieve website

Students can submit their community service to TN Achieves here

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