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National Honor Society

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Instructions to Candidates for National Honor Society


ALL LINKS FOR NECESSARY DOCUMENTS ARE FOUND ON THIS PAGE

Deadline: March 25th, 2022

 

MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: COMPLETION OF THE NHS APPLICATION INCLUDING THE ESSAY AND A LIST OF ALL THE CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES YOU HAVE PARTICIPATED IN AND/OR HELD OFFICE.

  • Make sure your application is complete. Students who submit an incomplete application will not be considered for NHS membership.
  • Unfortunately, the application cannot be saved until you finish and submit Please be prepared to complete the entire form in one sitting. If you let the computer sit idle for too long, it will not save.
  • BE SURE YOU HAVE ALL YOUR INFORMATION READY TO COPY/PASTE INTO THE DOCUMENT ESPECIALLY ALL YOUR SERVICE/OFFICER POSITIONS AND ESSAY.

Essay:

You are required to write ONE essay in order for your application to be considered. The essay must focus on Service and must demonstrate Leadership. The essay must be typed, 500 words and submitted via the Google Form link.

Here are all the links necessary for the process:

o Activity Sheet Form - PRIOR TO COMPLETING the NHS Spring Application (found below). Use this as a template to complete section three of the NHS Spring application. (This does not have to be submitted).

o MHS NHS Spring Application 2022-2023

For your information, the following guidelines from the National Honor Society Handbook may be helpful to you in preparing the required essays:

Service:

  • Willingness to uphold scholarship and maintain a loyal school
  • Participates in some outside activity: Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Church groups, volunteer services for the aged, poor, disadvantaged, and/or family
  • Volunteers dependable and well-organized assistance; is available on his/her own time and is
  • Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous
  • Willingness to render cheerfully and enthusiastically any requested service to the
  • Willingness to represent his/her class or school in the interclass and inter-scholastic
  • Willingness to do committee and staff
  • Readiness to show courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and

 

Leadership:

  • Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making
  • Demonstrates leadership in promoting school
  • Exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school
  • Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school
  • Is able to delegate
  • Exemplifies positive
  • Inspires positive behavior in
  • Demonstrates academic
  • Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility, conducts
  • Business efficiently and effectively, and is reliable and dependable without
  • Demonstrates leadership in the classroom, at work, and in school
  • Is thoroughly dependable in any responsibility he/she

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs.Misciagno/Mr. Musumeci or your guidance counselor.