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Bear Scholar Program

Students graduating from Bradley Central High School will be recognized as a BEAR Scholar by meeting the following criteria:

  • Earn a minimum of 12 Honors Credits (10 Courses must be academic)
  • 3.5+ GPA (by the end of the 7th Semester) NO grade changes from previous year will be considered
  • Completing all of the graduation requirements under the TN Diploma Project
  • No Out-of-School Suspensions (drug or alcohol related)
  • 95% Attendance 
  • No D's or F's for any final grade through the 8th semester


A student transferring from another system will be subject to review for qualifying as a Bear Scholar.

To qualify for Valedictorian and Salutatorian – a student must be a Bear Scholar with the highest numerical average