The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.
Attention Juniors and Seniors who are interested in applying to the National Honor Society for the 2019-2020 school year. (If you were inducted into NHS your Junior year, you do not need to apply again – you’re already in!)
Here are the basic requirements:
Graduating Class of 2020: Senior applicants must have at least a six-semester (after junior year) 3.50 cumulative grade point average.
Graduating Class of 2021: Junior applicants must have at least a four-semester (after sophomore year) 3.75 cumulative grade point average.
Service: Prior to the application due date of 9/13/19, students must have at least 15 hours of volunteer service within the school or community dating back as far as April 1st of their freshman year. Mission trip hours count a maximum of 8 hours/day. Also, service to your own family members is not generally considered outreach to the school and community.
Here are the important upcoming dates:
Friday, 8/30/19: Online applications will be sent to your school email(<student#>@hudson.k12.oh.us) if you meet the GPA requirement.
Friday, 9/13/19, at 3:30 pm: Online applications are due!
Wednesday, 9/25/19: Applicants and their parents are notified via email whether or not the applicant was accepted into NHS.
Monday, 10/7/19, at 7:00 pm: NHS Induction Ceremony.
A copy of the service hour log sheet can be found here: Service Hour Log Sheet