honor roll

noun
1.
a list of students who have earned grades above a specific average during a semester or school year. Compare dean's list.
2.
a list of names, usually on a plaque in a public place, of local citizens who have served or died in the armed services.

Origin:
1905–10

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He has told these kids that if they get on the honor roll they're off of the
  curfew.
With their support, he tested into a top magnet high school and made the honor
  roll.
Probably join a few extra clubs, strive for honor roll and sharpen your
  volunteer efforts.
In high school he has not earned a spot on the honor roll yet.
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