HOOPESTON AREA HIGH SCHOOL

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

INFORMATION

 

Current HAHS NHS By-Laws

Updated HAHS NHS By-Laws for the 2018-19 school year

Eligibility:


A student must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and have attended HAHS for one semester to be considered for membership in National Honor Society.

Selection:
Selections for membership will be based on the four criteria established by NHS:  Scholarship, Service, Character and Leadership.  The four areas will be compiled mathematically, each area being weighed equally. The compilation process will be done by the NHS Chapter Adviser.  The Faculty Council will take these scores into consideration before voting on the applicants.  The NHS Chapter Adviser is a non-voting member of the Faculty Council.

Criteria:


Scholarship -  Ratings will be determined strictly by grade point average.
Service - Ratings will be determined by participation in HAHS extra-curricular activities (as outlined in the HAHS handbook) and outside of school ‘Service’ activities.  The greater the participation, the higher the rating.

Character -    Ratings will be obtained from a faculty evaluation based on the following qualities:

Leadership -  Ratings will be obtained from a faculty evaluation based on the following qualities: