honor roll


Definition of honor roll

: a roster of names of persons deserving honor especially : a list of students achieving academic distinction

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He was named AAC Player of the Week three times and to the league’s weekly honor roll twice this season. Tom Groeschen, Cincinnati.com, "UC Bearcats' Gary Clark named AAC basketball Player of the Year," 7 Mar. 2018 Several Naperville residents were named to the dean’s list and the honor roll at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh for the spring semester. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 13 July 2018 At the South Sectionals the high honor roll student won both the 100 breast and 200 free. BostonGlobe.com, "2017-18 Boys' Swimming All-Scholastics," 7 May 2018 Three Naperville residents were named to the dean’s honor roll at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., for the spring semester. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 22 June 2018 His season-best time of 10.97 ranks 17th on the state honor roll compiled by athletic.net. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Fifth at state in the 100 last year, Milwaukee Washington's Elijah Johnson strives for more," 28 May 2018 Berlin might eventually have the longest military honor roll in the state if an ambitious project pans out. Bill Leukhardt, Courant Community, "Berlin Wants To Honor All Veterans In Town History," 18 June 2018 The sophomore who entered the day atop the wisconsintrackonline.com state honor roll in the 100 (12.05 seconds) and 200 (24.16). Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Strong in the sprints and relays, Milwaukee King ready for run at another state title," 24 May 2018 Temple, who has earned honor roll distinction every semester with a 4.0 or higher GPA, will continue his swimming career as a Hoya. P.k. Daniel, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Union-Tribune All-Academic Team Captains for spring sports," 6 June 2018

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1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of honor roll was in 1863

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English Language Learners Definition of honor roll

US : a list of people who deserve to be honored especially : a list of students who have received good grades in school

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