St. John's Prep Chapter
About the National Honor Society:
Founded in 1921, the National Honor Society recognizes outstanding high school students who have demonstrated commitment to four principles: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. More than one million high school students participate in NHS related activities today.
Eligibility for Nomination:
- Rising senior candidates must have earned a cumulative GPA of 95 or higher
- The student must be currently enrolled in Honors or AP classes as a senior.
- A student must have been enrolled in three or more Honors or AP classes prior to senior year.
- The student must have attended St. John’s Prep for at least two years
- All members are expected to participate in the induction ceremony at the end of September.
- A student’s disciplinary conduct and attendance record will be considered along with his/her academic qualifications.
- Once inducted, members must complete a minimum of 10 hours of service*** each semester, in addition to semester-long peer tutoring responsibilities.
- Students must maintain a 95 or higher overall average.
- A student may be dismissed if she/he/they violates the standards, obligations, or ideals of the National Honor Society
***Service may include one or more of the following:
A member of a St. John’s Prep team
A participant in a St. John’s Prep production
A member of student government
A full-time member of a St. John’s Prep extracurricular program
A volunteer with an outside organization, parish, or community organization