Community Service


This page contains information about community service. If you have, any further questions please contact Ms. Aguilar, our Community Service Coordinator @

Make sure to scroll all the way to bottom for all the information!

  • SENIORS must submit hours by April 15 to count towards senior awards. Any submitted after this date hours are not accepted for the awards ceremony.
  • Scholarship information – Please email your counselor for more details.
  • PEF/PSC Scholarships: hours are due prior to December break.
  • ALL hours MUST be recorded yearly (during the current school year) prior to the last day.
  • Students are responsible to keep all signed log sheets and submitting hours by their deadlines. Once date/hours are submitted check off the date on the log sheet, to keep track of what has been submitted for approval. Students may be asked to show paperwork for validation.

Approved Agencies:  (MUST be before or after school/non-school day)

Any Public School

American Cancer Society

Boys & Girls Club

Chamber of Commerce

City of Lakeland

Habitat for Humanity

Kelly Recreation

Lakeland Assemblies Cotillion Club

LRC (Learning Resource Center)


Non-Profit Agencies

Nursing Homes

Polk Museum of Art


United Way Agencies


VISTE (Volunteers Service the Elderly)


Agencies Not Approved



Church services such as teaching class or door to door witnessing

Cleaning Houses

Court ordered

Drama Class

Extra-Curricular activities / Clubs (during normal times)

Farm work

For-Profit Organizations

Hours completed during school day

Hours signed by family members

Job Shadowing

Leadership Class

Marching Band Practices


Saturday school / detention / work detail

Services performed for pay

Services related to armed forces

Graduation Awards

  • 250 – 999 hours / White Medallion & Silver Cord / Embossed Certificate

Awarded in the senior year to wear at graduation

  • 1,000 hours or more / Exceeding Expectations Medal (Black Medallion) & Silver Cord / Embossed Certificate

Awarded in the senior year to wear at graduation

Need More Logs? Download here: 

Bright Futures Community Service Hours Log

Need to submit hours? Click the Submit button below:

(Remember to keep your written logs as a record)