honor roll


Definition of honor roll

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

Examples of honor roll in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of the hospitals making the most progress in health equity aren’t listed on the U.S. News honor roll this year. Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, 27 July 2021 Henderson State University at Arkadelphia named students to its Dean's List and honor roll for the spring 2021 semester, including area students. Arkansas Online, 18 June 2021 According to the Post-Dispatch, Nevaeh was an honor roll student. Christine Pelisek, PEOPLE.com, 5 Aug. 2021 The honor roll among the Greyhounds is even shorter. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 30 July 2021 Patterson said students, even those who in the past had been on the honor roll, struggled with remote teaching during the height of the pandemic. Mike Nolan, chicagotribune.com, 26 July 2021 Kayla McCaffrey of Marlborough earned a place on the Spokane Falls Community College honor roll for winter quarter 2021. courant.com, 25 June 2021 To make the honor roll, a student must have received at least a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester. Arkansas Online, 18 June 2021 Those seniors earned over 27,000 service-learning hours during their educational careers from sixth to 12th grade and 72 seniors maintained honor roll status each quarter of their high school career. Kristen Griffith, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 1 June 2021

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First Known Use of honor roll

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of honor roll was in 1863

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9 Sep 2021

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“Honor roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honor%20roll. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of honor roll

: 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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