Within Our Kingdom's borders can be found those whose demeanor and actions provide a sterling example for Our Kingdom to follow. These persons are like the Gryphon, who with the grace of an eagle and the nobility of a lion represent the ideals upon which our Society is founded. By these words, We, <King> and <Queen>, King and Queen of Artemisia, do with just cause recognize Our subject, <name>, for (his/her) inspiring example to all by proclaiming (his/her) worthiness as a member of the Order of the Gratia et Comitas. Witnessed by Our hands on this ___ day of ___, Anno Societatis ___, being the year two thousand in the Common Era, at <event> in Our <S.C.A. group>.
Rex Gryphus Regina
[Source: Kingdom of Artemisia Scribal Handbook Part II (pdf)]