• STUDENT LIFE
  • We look forward to celebrating student achievement; nothing makes us prouder than recognizing the outstanding achievements and impact our young people have made in our community.
     
    Listed below are the significant honors that students may attain at Shortridge High.  Scholarships also signify student achievement.  The Class of 2016 earned upwards of 4.2 million in scholarships, an increase of over  2,000% from the previous year and a 200% increase beyond our goal.  Our list of accepted colleges is also identified below.
     
    Honor Societies

    Chinese National Honor Society
    Mu Alpha Theta (Maths Honor Society)
    National Honor Society
    Quill and Scroll Honor Society 
    Thespian Honor Society
    Tri-M Honor Society (Music Honor Society)
    Special Honors

    During the graduation ceremony each year, three unique honors are bestowed.  The recipients of these honors have their name permanently inscribed on large plaques that are permanently  in our foyer.  These honors are Academic Achievement, Ethos and Service, and Scholar Athlete. 

    Additional honors include:
    Ann Shullenberger Award (graduating senior, based upon creative story telling)
    Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Suma Cum laude (graduates only)
    Honors, High Honors, Distinguished Honors (each semester based upon GPA)
    Outstanding scholar for each subject area (yearly)
    List of College Acceptances

    We are proud of our graduating class of 2016.  Listed below are the colleges of acceptances for our graduates.  Please click here for a list of earned scholarships.
    Amherst College
    Ball State University
    Bellarmine University
    Brescia University
    Butler University
    Cedarville University
    Central State University
    Clark Atlanta University
    Columbia College
    DePaul University
    Dillard University
    Earlham College
    Florida A&M University
    Grace College
    Hanover College
    Herron School of Art and Design
    Howard University
    Illinois College
    Indiana State University
    Indiana Institute of Technology
    Indiana University Bloomington
    Indiana University Southeast
    Indiana Wesleyan University
    Indiana University Purdue -
    University Indianapolis
    Ivy Tech Community College
    Jackson State University
    Johnson & Wales University
    Johnson C Smith University
    Kentucky State University
    Lincoln University
    Loyola Chicago
    Manchester University
    Marian University
    Michigan State University
    Morehouse College
    Morgan State University
    Murray State University
    North Carolina A&T State University
    New York University
    Occidental College
    Pomona College
    Prairie View A&M University
    Purdue University
    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    Shaw University
    Soka University of America
    Spelman College
    Stanford University
    Swarthmore College
    The New School
    The Ohio State University
    Tuskegee University
    University of Indianapolis
    University of Kentucky
    University of Michigan
    University of Southern IN
    University of Tennessee Knoxville
    University of the Cumberlands
    University of Evansville
    Valparaiso University
    Vincennes University
    Wabash College
    Wilberforce University
    Wittenberg University
    Xavier University