Campus Wide Awards
Students who have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 while carrying 12 or more hours are placed on the President's List.
Students who have a grade point average of 3.5 while carrying 12 or more hours with no grade below "B" are placed on the Dean's List.
A student is graduated Summa Cum Laude if her/his overall grade point average is at least 3.9; Magna Cum Laude if the GPA is at least 3.7; Cum Laude if the GPA is at least 3.5.
Paul M. Hutcherson Outstanding Student Award
The Alumni Association presents awards to male and female students of North Georgia College & State University who have exhibited by their personal conduct and behavior, as well as accomplishments on campus or in home or community life, those traits of personal character and human endeavors which reflect on themselves and their families an unusually high degree of credit and which also exemplify the highest ideals of citizenship encouraged of all students of North Georgia College & State University.
H. Michael Hyams Leadership Award
This award is given annually by the SGA to a senior who exemplifies outstanding leadership qualities. The award is named in honor of H. Michael Hyams, who served as Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students for 28 years at North Georgia.
Hawkins Citizenship Award
This award, in the form of a key, is given each year to a graduating senior, selected by the entire faculty, who has been outstanding in general campus citizenship. The senior's name is engraved on a plaque which remains with the university in honor of those who have been selected.
Siler Scholarship Plaque
This award is presented annually to the student who has earned the highest grade point average for not less than 50 semester hours at North Georgia College & State University.
Stewart Memorial Award
Established by the family of the late Joseph S. Stewart, former president of North Georgia College & State University, this award is presented to the outstanding senior athlete who best exemplifies the characteristics most desirable of a North Georgia College & State University student.
Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities
Members of Who's Who are selected from the junior and senior classes and graduate students on the basis of scholarship; service to the university; contributions to and leadership in extracurricular activities; and spirit and cooperation with administration, faculty, and fellow students in furthering general university policies and ideas.
Mary Eliza Hood Award
This award is given to the female and male student who earn the highest number of points in the Who's Who selection process. The selection process involves both faculty and student input and recognizes academic excellence and participation in campus activities.
Mr. And Miss North Georgia
Established by the Student Government Association, this annual award is presented to the senior male and female students whose academic achievements, service, leadership, and contributions to campus life best exemplify the ideals and goals of North Georgia College & State University. This selection is made by vote of the student body. The award consists of a plaque presented to the recipients at North Georgia's annual Spirit Night.