NHS requirements for membership

Scotia – Glenville High School Chapter of the NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Requirements for membership

Membership is based on four categories: Scholarship, Leadership & participation, Service, and Character

1.  Scholarship:  88% cumulative average ( By the middle of Junior year)

2.  Leadership:

A) Two years of active participation in two clubs, organizations or teams.  Clubs, organizations or teams can be school or community sponsored but at least one must be school sponsored.  A maximum of one sports team may be used for qualification.

B) One elective or voluntary leadership position must be demonstrated in the club participation component. This position can include but is not limited to the organization of a major event, class or club officer, or team captain.

C) A student using a community-sponsored component must have an official representative of the community activity attest to the student’s participation or leadership in that activity.

3.  Service:  45 hours of volunteer service, in school or community activities, completed by the middle of junior year will meet this requirement.

4.  Character: Evidence of good attitude, cooperation and ethical standards as determined by the faculty.

National Honor Society website

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