National Honor Society

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Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or commuThe 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, service, leadership, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.

 

Do you excel?  Do you serve?  Do you lead? Do you have a true thirst for challenge and accomplishment? Membership in National Honor Society (NHS) may be an ideal fit for you! You can become a member through a local selection process that concludes with induction into the school's National Honor Society chapter.

Through exclusive resources, programs, and services, members have a unique opportunity to prepare for college and career pursuits. Membership truly lays the groundwork for lifelong success.

Students in grades 10–­­12 who meet the requirements for membership are eligible to be invited for membership.  Canyon View will work with The National Honor Society Sponsor and Staff to build our specific chapter requirements over the next year.  The following are the minimum national guidelines:

Scholarship
Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 85, B, 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standard of excellence. (Each school chapter is allowed to require a higher cumulative GPA.)


Service
This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation.


Leadership
Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. nity activities while working with or for others.


Character
The student of good character is cooperative; demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; and generally maintains a clean disciplinary record.

*Students who meet the scholarship requirement will have an opportunity to complete a form detailing their accomplishments in and commitment to service, leadership, and character.

Understanding the Obligations of Membership
Students who accept membership and are inducted into the chapter should be aware of the time and commitment involved with this honor. For example, there will be chapter meetings. The chapter bylaws will articulate the yearly meeting schedule and member attendance obligations. Members also must participate in chapter and individual service projects to benefit the school and community.






 
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