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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Lane Rippey, a fourth-generation Coloradan, is on the honor roll at St. Mary’s Academy and is a first-degree black belt in American Taekwondo and a second-degree black belt in karate. Joanne Davidson, The Denver Post, "Central City Flower Girls have represented Colorado’s rich history for 87 years," 1 Aug. 2019 No Florida hospital made the national top 20, also referred to as the honor roll. Cindy Krischer Goodman, sun-sentinel.com, "Cleveland Clinic Florida back on top of list of South Florida’s best hospitals," 30 July 2019 With four kids under the age of 12, Doris finished her college degree, still managed to make honor roll, and received a B.A. in Elementary Education. courant.com, "Doris Peltzman," 25 July 2019 Riley urologists performed the best of any specialty at the hospital, coming in third nationwide, behind only Boston Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which were first and second on the national honor roll. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "Riley Hospital for Children ranks among top 50 hospitals in nation in 9 areas," 24 June 2019 Lindy’s staff projects each conference title race along with their selections for all-conference teams, a look at the top games in each league and an honor roll of players to watch. Matt Murschel, orlandosentinel.com, "Most college football preview magazines rank UCF in top 25, project Clemson, Alabama title tilt rematch," 17 June 2019 Baseball honor roll: Sophomore catcher Rob Marinec has been racking up awards. Paul Johnson, Naperville Sun, "North Central College notes: Dhruvil Patel ends prolific track career at outdoor nationals as a 10-time All-American," 15 June 2019 An honor roll student, Gonzalez plans on playing college basketball. BostonGlobe.com, "2018-19 Girls' Basketball All-Scholastics," 10 June 2019 Nalbandian, an honor roll student, plans to attend the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. San Diego Union-Tribune, "North County School News, July 4," 4 July 2019

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First Known Use of honor roll

1863, in the meaning defined above

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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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