The National Honors Society was established to recognize honorable and high achieving students. The students that have been inducted demonstrates scholarship, service, leadership, and character. They recognize students for their hard work, achievements, and push students to go further. They also help with community service and maintain to assists others.
The National Honors Society was established in 1921. National Association of Secondary School Principals was the founders, and they viewed education to be important to student life. They also wanted to emphasize the four pillars (scholarship, service, leadership, and character) because this is an important part of a student. Their goal was to have students want to be enthusiastic for developing the four pillars and to want to persevere in their academics.
In order to be a member of the National Honors Society, you have to be in grade 10-12 who were invited and meets the following requirements. Students who have been invited and meet the scholarship requirement will have to complete an essay over how their life applies to service, leadership, and character.
Scholarship is one of the requirements in order to be inducted into the National Honors Society. You must have at least have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Different schools can require a higher cumulative GPA if needed. At Nashville Christian School, you have to have at least a 3.7 GPA to be eligible for inductions.
Service is another requirement to be eligible for inductions into the National Honors Society. Students will have to willing show service to others without complaints or hesitations. Students that have been inducted are required to participate in service projects that benefit the school and the community.
Leadership is also a requirement in order to be inducted into the National Honors Society. One of their stated missions is “We Build Leaders Who Make a Better World.” Students show how they focus on their goals and how they can help others achieve their goals. Students also show leadership through community service and helping others.
Character is the last requirement to be eligible for inductions into the National Honors Society. Students who have good character is willing to corporate; demonstrates honesty and reliability; respect for peers, teachers, students, etc; and is disciplined. The National Honors Society expects students to demonstrate the quality of character in these ways.
The National Honors Society looks for students who demonstrate scholarship, service, leadership, and character. They also expect members to show these four pillars. The pillars are important to the student’s life because they show respect, love, and care for others.
Newly Inducted (Sophomores)
Leah Bowker, Nick Bozich, Annie Brothers, Ella Callahan, Charity Cook, Abby Elmi, Mackenzie Freeman, Hailey Hackett, Lexi Hardaway, Adam Harper, Olivia Martin, Matt Mcclary, Aubrey Page, Lynnlee Page, Cavin Phung, Ian Rogers, William Spence, Julia Thompson, Sophie Thompson, Clayton Tiller, Raeganne Travis
Leanna Batson, Emily Batty, Amber Bishop, Emma Butler, Ally Grace Greenlee, Shelby Loyd, Catie Palmer, Mackenzie Pulse, Bre Sox, Caleb Tyson, Winston Zuo-Yu
Annmarie Alexander, Sam Bullock, Sydney Cantrell, Taylor Clonce, Joseph Dyer, Karoline Feldman, Riley Griffin, Jolie Harper, Isaac Hotovec, Allie Hunter, Chloe Leung, Hope Mcwright, Kayli Mothershed, Kennedy Nichols, Elijah Reid, Abby Shivers, Ben Simpson, Dominic Stephens
President- Abby Shivers
Vice President- Jolie Harper
Communications- Chloe Leung
Treasurer- Taylor Clonce
Service- Sydney Cantrell
I pledge to uphold the high purpose of the National Honor Society to which I have been selected; I will be true to the principles for which it stands; and will maintain and encourage high standards of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.