Awards and Honors

Academic Honors

Summa Cum Laude
General weighted average of 95% or higher with no grade in any one subject below 93%
Magna Cum Laude
General weighted average of 92% or higher with no grade in any one subject below 89%
Cum Laude
General weighted average of 90% or higher with no grade in any one subject below 85%
Academic Distinction
General weighted average of 90% in all academic subjects with only one grade in the line of seven (not lower than 78%) and be recommended by the Academic Dean

Non-Academic Awards

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga
The highest award given to a graduating student who excelled in USL’s 4 core values both in the school and the community
Leadership Award
This award is categorized into gold, silver and bronze depending on the personal traits and leadership qualities of the awardee both in the school and the community
Service Award
This is given to a student based on his/her personal traits and extent and quality of his performance as a student leader both in school and the community
Athletic Award
This award is given to a student who excels in sports both in school and outside competitions
Chaplaincy Award
This award is given to a student who has served in the Campus Ministry or in the office of the Chaplain (for at least three years) in the promotion of all activities of the group/school
Culture and Arts Award
This award is given to a student who excels in acting, singing, speech, arts and the like both in school and outside competition
Journalism Award This award is given to a student writer who in the course of his/her writing career or talent has helped advance the ideas of USL
Loyalty Award This award is given to a student who has continually studied in USL from high school to college
Academic Honors

  1. Honor Card Awards for the First to Third Grading Periods
    1. White Card - general average of at least 92% in academic     subjects with no grade lower than 83% in any subject including the Conduct grade and RHGP.
    2. Blue Card - general average of at least 90% in academic subjects with no grade lower than 83% in any subject including the Conduct grade and RHGP.
  2. Criteria for Year-End Academic Awardees
    Candidates for honors at any grade level shall be drawn from the students of the school who complied with the following:
    1. The lowest grade in any quarter of any subject including the sub-components of MAPEH, RHGP and Conduct is 83.
    2. The lowest final grade in any subject including, RHGP and Conduct is 85.
    3. Averaging is used in getting the final grade and the computed general average is at least 90.
  3. Modified Procedure in the Ranking of Honor Students
    1. All candidates for honors must be of good moral character and have not been subjected to any disciplinary actions within the current School Year.
    2. The rank of candidates for honors in their academics which is based on the computed general average is given 9 points and the rank of the conduct grade  is given 1 point.
    3. The final rank is based on the sum of the weighted ranks of the  students in their academics and conduct grade.
  4. Year- End Academic Awards
    Based on the Modified Guidelines on the Selection of Honor Pupils and Students in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools (DepEd Order No. 36, s. 2016) Effective SY 2017-2018
    1. With Highest Honors/May Pinakamataas na Karangalan
      An award given to students with a year- end general average of 98 and above with no quarterly grade below 83 in any subject including the sub-components of MAPEH, Conduct grade and RHGP and no final grade below 85 in any subject including Conduct grade and RHGP.
    2. With High Honors/May Mataas na Karangalan
      An award given to students with a year- end general average of 95 and above but below 98 with no quarterly grade below 83 in any subject including the sub-components of MAPEH, Conduct grade and RHGP and no final grade below 85 in any subject including Conduct grade and RHGP.
    3. With Honors/May Karangalan
      An award given to students with a year- end general average of 90 and above but below 95 with no quarterly grade below 83 in subject including the sub-components of MAPEH, Conduct grade and RHGP and no final grade below 85 in any subject including Conduct grade and RHGP.
Non-Academic Awards

  1. Saint Louis of Gonzaga Award
    This is the HIGHEST AWARD OF DISTINCTION that the school gives to a graduating student.This award is given to a student who has healthfully and responsibly lived the four (4) aspects of the Louisian culture. Names of nominees to this single award shall come from the pool of classroom advisers of the graduating class and Area Coordinators. To be nominated to this award, a student must be able to garner at least 90% total score based on the above-mentioned criteria. Names of nominees shall be submitted for judgement by the special committee on St. Louis Gonzaga Award, which is composed of the Chaplain/CICM Liaison Officer, who acts as chairperson, the Principal, the Assistant Principal, and the Prefect of Discipline. The special committee shall conduct an interview on each nominee to determine the lone Saint Louis Gonzaga Awardee.
  2. USL Leadership Award
    This award is given to a student who has outstanding contribution/s to the school community upon recommendation of the SSG Adviser.
  3. Chaplaincy Award
    The Chaplaincy award is given to a grade 10 student who, for at least two continuous years, have given himself or herself actively in the service of the Campus Ministry or any pastoral work in the campus. The pool of religion teachers and class advisers recommend candidates to this award to the Office of the Chaplain.
  4. Organization/Club Awards
    Certificates of recognition are given to graduating and non-graduating students during Recognition Day.
    The club/organization adviser may recommend at most five (5) possible awardees to the Committee on Awards under the following conditions:
    1. no failing marks during the whole year, Conduct grade included;
    2. no disciplinary case (i.e. excessive tardiness, excessive unexcused absences, misbehavior, and the like) during the whole year.

      Note: 4 and above unexcused absences is considered excessive and 10 and above tardiness is considered excessive.
    3. To be nominated to this award, a student must be able to garner at least 90% total score based on the criteria.
  5. Special Awards
    Certificates of recognition are awarded to students who are qualifiers and winners in regional contests. Certificates of recognition and medals are awarded to national qualifiers and winners.
  6. Service Awards
    This is given to a student based on his/her personal traits and extent and quality of his performance as a student leader both in the school and community.