In order to graduate students must accumulate at least 30 hours of community service. (In order to achieve this requirement “With Distinction,” students must accumulate at least 50 hours of community service.) These hours may be attained through service to a variety of non-profit groups, community organizations, and school activities. There is a community service form, available in the Main Office, which must be filled out and then signed by an appropriate official of the sponsoring group or activity. The completed forms should be turned in to the Main Office upon completion of the community service.

Bolton High School is a registered certifying organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Program. Established in 2003, this award is a Presidential honor that recognizes the valuable contributions of volunteers nationwide who are answering the call to serve others through their current volunteer activities. As a certifying organization, the school identifies eligible recipients, verifies their service hours, and distributes the award to outstanding volunteers.

President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Bronze Award 100-174 hours (in 12 month period)
Silver Award 175-249 hours (in 12 month period)
Gold Award 250 or more hours (in 12 month period)



Click here to download the BHS Community Service Form