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National Honor Society

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