Middle States Chapters that achieve the following in 2016 will be recognized as a Middle States Gold Chapter at the 30th Middle States Regional Convention in 2017.
- Achieve Five Star status in the Five Star Chapter Development Program
- Attend one Regional event in 2016
- 29th Regional Convention- Washington, DC
- Middle States Academy & Honors Institute- (June 2016-Millersville University)
- Honors in Action Conference- Fall 2016 October 15, 2016 location tba
- Participate in Middle States Completes Week by hosting one completion event at chapter's college