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Bear Scholar Program


Students graduating from Bradley 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 years 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


*Any 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.



BEAR Scholar – Wears a White Cap and Gown

93+ numerical average (cumulative) – Wears a Gold Cord