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Pinnacle Honor Society (4-year degree program) and Spire Honor Society (2-year degree program) both honor nontraditional students for their outstanding academic achievement, at colleges and universities across the country.

Pinnacle and Spire Honor Societies recognize nontraditional students for their achievements and support their academic and professional success. We understand the multiple roles and challenges that nontraditional students face when they return to college because we are nontraditional students. Whether you are a single parent, veteran, displaced worker, deployed military, or meet any of the other characteristics of a nontraditional student, we know that it can be difficult to balance work, a career, college, raising a family, caring for aging parents, along with all of the other things that you must do. Your decision to return to college was one of the most important decisions in your life, and you should be very proud of your success. We are proud of you and know that you have and will continue to do great things!

Today, over 70% of students enrolled in colleges and universities across the country fall into the category of being nontraditional. Of that 70%, many will not complete their degree program, much less complete it with honors! This is quite an accomplishment and one that we hope you will value throughout your personal and professional life. We also hope that you will encourage others to follow your same path and set an example for others. Congratulations on your success!

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream..."     ~C.S. Lewis

Adult Graduation
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