Humanitarian Cord

ADM Humanitarian Cord for Service

The Humanitarian Cord for Service is a distinguished award available to students at ADM High School who achieve 160 hours of volunteer service to their school and community.  The purpose of this honor is to expand volunteer opportunities outside of the school setting, and activities need to be focused on “serving others” to qualify.  Students are required to earn hours as follows:

  • 9th/10th grade must earn a combined 80 hours
  • 11th grade must earn 40 hours
  • 12th grade must earn 40 hours

Please note: a student is not considered to be a 9th grader until the first day of their Freshman school year, therefore, may only begin accruing Cord hours at that time. Each grade level’s required hours is a prerequisite to the subsequent grade level.  Transfer students will be given special consideration.  Time credited by ½ hour increments only.


Students currently participating in the Humanitarian Cord program should have received emails outlining the summer pre-approval procedure (one from Mrs. Harsh on 5/15; one from Mrs. Miller 5/20).  Any questions regarding summer pre-approval may be directed to Mrs. Miller, (or Mrs. Harsh will also check email every 7-10 days throughout the summer).

PLEASE NOTE: Only current ADM High School students are eligible to participate; students are not considered a HS student until the first day of attendance at ADMHS.

Humanitarian Cord Guidelines                                       

Volunteer Club/ Humanitarian Cord Opportunities  

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