NHS

 

 
Who can join NHS? 

Candidates (Juniors and Seniors) eligible for selection to the chapter shall have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.4 based on a 4.0 scale. This is roughly similar to a 4.4 on a 5.0 scale.

Juniors must start their junior year with 50 completed community service hours. Seniors must start their senior year with 75 completed community service hours. 

 In addition, students must not have a failing grade in any of their high school or dual credit courses.  This does not include a failing semester grade that has been retaken and replaced with a passing grade. 

When can I apply?  

Students can apply in the fall after receiving a formal invitation letter from Collegiate Academy. 

How do I apply? 

Students can apply by completing a student membership form after receiving their invitation to NHS.

Students will also need teacher recommendations and the completion of an assigned essay prompt.

What are the requirements?   

Candidates (Juniors and Seniors) eligible for selection to the chapter shall have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. In addition, they must not have a failing course grade.  This does not include a failing semester grade that has been retaken and replaced with a passing grade. 

Any additional information? Students may receive an invitation letter next year if they meet the eligibility standards even though they may not have been eligible this year. 

2018-19 NHS Officers will be elected by  NHS members at their first meeting after induction.

Member Forms and Form Links:  Students may pick up a member form from Mrs. Dudley after receiving their invitation to apply. 

NHS Member Responsibilities 

Each member shall have the responsibility for attending meetings and choosing and participating in an individual service project of 16 hours that reflects his or her particular talents and interests and is approved by the chapter adviser. This is in addition to the chapter projects to which all members contribute.

These projects shall have the following characteristics: fulfill a need within the school or community; have the support of the administration and the faculty; be appropriate and educationally defensible; and be well planned, organized, and executed.

NHS Bylaws