What is the National Honor Society?

What is the National Honor Society?

From the Website: The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization that recognizes outstanding high school students. NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

 

National Honors Society In Tacony Academy

The National Honors Society is a program that is granted to students that has a grade point average(GPA) of 3.7(91%). In Tacony last year Ms.Vieldhouse was the leader of NHS. Every year NHS choices  more students to be a member of this program during the student Sophomore year of High school. Students then run for office in NHS to be either President, Vice President, Treasurer or Secretary. Students have a ceremony and candle lighting for the new members , office runners and to receive their certificates .nhs-2016

 

In Tacony NHS has helped students in lots of ways from Tutoring sessions to Community service activities like Food for the needy(Homeless), Pet food drive(Cat, Dogs, Ect.), Autism awareness ribbons and more. This year in Tacony Academy High school’s NHS is held by Mr. Morrison and Mr. Goins. They are responsible for pick our new 10th grade members this fall. The new members are responsible for following and cooperating with the 11th,  12th and the officers of that year. To create different community projects that will help the students and the community.

 

Members in Tacony Academy NHS

12th Graders:  Tamia Wheeler, Roniel Francis, Kiara Lynch, Isreal P , and Saintia Jean-Pierre

11th Graders:  Briana Johnson, Kendra M, Koryn , Chastity and Lael

10th Graders: Have Not been chosen yet.

 

A Member’s Perspective

“I feel that NHS is great as well as the new projects we’re starting this year. NHS has also been very  Helpful when it comes to applying for my college applications and scholarships , also I can brag to my friends and family about how much I accomplished and achieved in High school.” – Tamia Wheeler

 

Sources:

  1. https://www.nhs.us/utility/about-us?SSO=true
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Honor_Society

 

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