Valparaiso Community Schools, Valparaiso High School and the Valpo Schools Foundation will be presenting a Varsity Academic Award to 498 students in 10th through 12th grade.
The criteria for achieving the Varsity Academic Letter, the student must: maintain a 3.500 grade point average for two consecutive semesters and be enrolled in VHS for two consecutive semesters.
If the student has a semester under a 3.500 grade point average, the student will have to have two more consecutive semesters to earn a second chevron.
Varsity Academic Awards will be passed out in the fall and the spring.
Students have the opportunity to earn one Varsity Academic Letter, six chevrons and six certificates before they graduate from Valparaiso High School.
At 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the VHS gym, parents and community members are encouraged to attend this inaugural event. Guests will include Superintendent E. Ric Frataccia and Reid Amones will be master of ceremony.
The Valpo Schools Foundation has been working to enhance excellence in education and encourage innovation within the Valparaiso Community Schools for more than 15 years.