• National Honor Society
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    2018-2019 Officers

    President: Robbie Spekis 
    Vice President: Corinne Manderino
    Secretary:  Taylor Lazzari
    Treasurer:  Lindsey Steeber
    Historians:Jessica McClintock
     
    MEETINGS EVERY OTHER MONDAY IN MRS. KOZEL'S ROOM
    RECENT NHS ACTIVITIES/DISCUSSIONS
    TACKLE HUNGER 
    JEANS FOR TROOPS
    OVERLY'S COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
     
    National Honor Society (NHS) is more than just an honor roll. Students are also expected to be an ACTIVE member in the National Honor Society.  Honor Society membership is also based upon a student's outstanding performance in
    the areas of: 
    These criteria for selection form the foundation upon which the organization and its activities are built.
     

    Scholarship
    Students who have a cumulative quality point average 3.65 (on a 4.0 scale) or a higher cumulative average, meet the scholarship requirement for membership. These students are then eligible for consideration on the basis of service, leadership, and character.

    Service
    This quality is defined through the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic spirit.

    Leadership
    Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea-contributors, dependable, and persons who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.

    Character
    The student of good character upholds principles of morality and ethics, is cooperative, demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability, shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others, and generally maintains a good and clean lifestyle.

    Additional consideration may be given to:

    Citizenship
    The student who demonstrates citizenship understands the importance of civic involvement, has a high regard for freedom, justice, and democracy, and demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, and school clubs.

     

    If a student meets the 3.65 QPA to be eligible to apply for the NHS, a list of prospective members will go out to all the teachers in the High School.  Teachers will be asked to respond if they ever had any incidents that might question the CHARACTER of a student.  Since to error is human, students will be forgiven one incident such as cheating/skipping class/insubordination/etc...  Students that have more than one indicent will have their name removed from the list of prospective candidates.

    The next step will be calling down of prospective candidates and passing out to them the application packet.  Students will have to demonstrate they have examples of SERVICE, LEADERSHIP and SERVICE.  They will also be asked to write an essay choosing from the prompts given.  A committee will review the applications and anyone not meeting the criteria for becoming a member will be contacted.  An induction ceremony will soon follow.

    Once a member, students will have to maintain their grades and follow the pillars of the NHS.  If necessary, members can be placed on probation or removed.