National Honor Society

National Honor Society

Interested in applying to be a member of NHS? Below are the basic requirements needed to be considered for admittance. Please be aware that additional requirements will be required in the official application.
The application window for the current school year closes September 17.

Apply for NHS HERE: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdByh5Icd6x9ekrwJ98lVv28V1rl0truYqVvRORUdEIfQMHAw/viewform

Basic admission guidelines include:

  • Junior or Senior at NPHS
  • Academic achievement (5.0 Weighted, Cumulative GPA required, as well as demonstrated an ongoing commitment to academics-- the number of unexcused absences are taken into account)
  • Service to school (as an ongoing commitment--minimum of TWO in school activities required with regular attendance and participation in those activities)
  • Service to community (20 hours minimum completed in past year, as well as demonstrated an ongoing commitment to service that benefits the community at large) 
  • Demonstration of leadership (demonstrated ongoing commitment in a leadership position over an extended period of time)
  • Character (no record of cheating, plagiarism, intentional dishonesty, violating school rules or civil offenses in the community)
  • If accepted into the NHS, you will be required to meet the requirements listed below for current members.

Current members:

  • Join our Google Classroom for up-to-date announcements, meeting reminders, and a place to record your service hours!
  • General NHS Requirements include the following:
    • Maintaining a 5.0 cumulative, weighted GPA
    • Attending 6 out of 9 General Membership Meetings
    • Completing 10 service hours in the fall and 20 service hours in the spring
    • Participating in a club-wide fundraiser
    • Attend the Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, October 20, 2021

General Membership Meeting Dates

 

2021-2022 GM Meetings:

September 9

October 21

November 18

December 16

January 20

February 24

March 17

April 21

May 19

June 2

 

2021 Induction Ceremony:

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

2021-2022 Officers:

President: Emily Woodland woodler@stu.npenn.org

Vice President: Ananya Venkatachalam venkaa@stu.npenn.org

Historian/Social Media Manager: Megan von Abo vonabmj@stu.npenn.org

Hours Secretary: Shreya Harikrishnan hariks@stu.npenn.org

Treasurer: Ritvik Venkat venkar1@stu.npenn.org

Service Coordinator: Evelyn Thomas thomaes@stu.npenn.org

Meeting Minutes Secretary: Rafic Eid eidrs@stu.npenn.org

Attendance Secretary: Raffy Jalal jalalrm@stu.npenn.org


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