Service-Learning is a way of teaching and learning that connects positive and meaningful action in the community with academic learning, 21st century skills, personal growth and civic responsibility.
The Service-Learning Diploma is a locally-developed, official recognition program designed to recognize high school students who are committed to serving their community. Students who complete 250 hours of service-learning experience over the course of their high school years will receive this certification upon graduation.
The program is designed to recognize students who dedicate a significant amount of time to service-learning in an effort to address challenges and solve problems in the community.
All students who complete this program will be awarded a GCS Service-Learning Diploma. Additionally, at graduation, these students will be distinguished by wearing a Service-Learning cord.
Graduates of the following years are required to complete the following hours of service to receive the diploma
2014 and beyond
UNCG MC Requires the following:
50 hours/ Freshman Year
75 hours/ Sophomore Year
75 hours/ Junior Year
50 hours/ Senior Year
For more information on Service Learning; Please contact Ms. Simmons.