LEAP Work Ethic Diploma
  1. Attendance
    • 1 pt : Student has no more than 5 absences from school during their senior year.
    • 2 pts : Student has no more than 3 absences from school during their senior year.
    • 3 pts : Student has no more than 1 absences from school during their senior year.
  2. Absence
    • 1 pt : Student has no more than one unexcused absence from school during their senior year.
    • 2 pts : Student has no unexcused absences from school during their senior year.
  3. Tardiness
    • 1 pt : Student has no more than two unexcused tardies to school during their senior year.
    • 2 pts : Student has no unexcused tardies to school during their senior year.
  4. Discipline
    • 1 pt : Student has no more than one discipline referral during their senior year.
    • 2 pts : Student has no discipline referrals during their senior year.
  5. Overall GPA
    • 1 pt : Student has an overall GPA of 2.0 to 2.9.
    • 2 pts : Student has an overall GPA of 3.0 to 3.4.
    • 3 pts : Student has an overall GPA of 3.5 or above.
  6. Drug Free
    • 5 pts : Student voluntarily presents written proof as being drug free.
  7. CTE Coursework
    • 1 pt : Student has successfully completed at least one CTE course by the end of their senior year.
    • 2 pts : Student has successfully completed two CTE courses by the end of their senior year.
    • 3 pts : Student has successfully completed three or more CTE course by the end of their senior year.

LEAP Work Ethics Diploma Video

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  1. CTE Competition
    • 1 pt : Student has competed in an approved regional level CTE competition during their senior year.
    • 2 pts : Student has competed in an approved state level CTE competition during their senior year.
    • 3 pts : Student has competed in an approved national level CTE competition during their senior year.
  2. TN Promise
    • 2 pts : Student is in good standing with TN Promise and has completed the required 8 hours of community service.
  3. Dual Enrollment/Credit
    • 2 pts : Student has successfully completed a dual enrollment or dual credit CTE course at either WSCC, TCAT Morristown, or TCAT Hawkins County Branch during or before their senior year.
  4. Industry Certification
    • 2 pts : Student has received a national industry certification during or before their senior year. (ie, Snap-on Metering Certificate, NCCER Certificate, etc)
  5. Enrollment in Post-Secondary
    • 2 pts : Student is registered or has applied at a post-secondary institution for the fall of their graduating year.
  6. Career Readiness Certificate
    • 2 pts : Student has achieved a Bronze Level Career Readiness Certificate.
    • 4 pts : Student has achieved a Silver Level Career Readiness Certificate.
    • 6 pts : Student has achieved a Gold or Platinum Level Career Readiness Certificate.
  7. Industry Awareness
    • 1 pt : Student has participated in one industry awareness event during their senior year.
    • 2 pts : Student has participated in more than one industry awareness during their senior year.
    • 3 pts : Student has participated in an internship or work based learning activity.

* To receive a Work Ethic Diploma, a student must earn a minimum of 20 points. *