Class of 2023 Cum Laude Honors
The Cum Laude system recognizes academic excellence in which there are three
tiers. Students who completed a minimum of seven successful semesters of high
school, earned 25 credits, and earned a 3.50 to 3.69 gpa are awarded the bronze Cum
Magna Cum Laude:
Students who completed a minimum of seven successful semesters of high
school, earned 25 credits, and earned a 3.70 to 3.89 gpa are awarded the silver Magna
Cum Laude medal.
Summa Cum Laude:
Students who completed eight successful semesters of high school, earned 27
credits, including three specified core electives, and earned a 3.90 or above gpa are
awarded the gold Summa Cum Laude medal.
The Valedictorian and Salutatorian are recognized based on the Summa
Cum Laude requirements. The salutatorian is the student who ranks second
highest in academic achievements of the class.
The Cassville High School Class of 2023 Salutatorian is ELLA REUTER with a
weighted GPA of 4.079
The Valedictorian is the student who ranks highest in academic achievements of the
class. The Cassville High School Class of 2023 Valedictorian is JOLIE EVANS with
a weighted GPA of 4.094
George Washington Carver Awards
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education invites public school
officials to honor Missouri’s outstanding high school seniors by presenting them with
the George Washington Carver Award. This recognition is given to the top 10 percent
of each high school’s graduating class.
As of 4/28, the class of 2023 has received $553,000 in institutional awards and $65,000 in local/state scholarships.