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National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who demonstrate excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921. Today, it is estimated that more than one million students annually participate in activities of NHS and its middle level counterpart, the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). NHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but also challenges them to develop through involvement in school activities and community service.
If you are a high school student at NCA and are interested in NHS, please contact Pam Poteet.

National Junior Honor Society

NJHS is:

  • A co-curricular activity that actively supports the educational goals of the school
  • A national recognition program established in 1929 by NASSP and currently found in public and private schools in every state as well as in schools in more than 70 countries overseas
  • An opportunity to involve chapter members in significant learning experiences, especially in the area of service
  • Inclusive — open to all students who choose to apply themselves and consequently meet the five established criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character
  • A chance for the faculty to bestow membership; this membership is a privilege for, not a right of students
  • A program with national guidelines linked with opportunity for significant local input to reflect local educational standards
  • A program for all middle level schools

If you are a middle school student at NCA who is interested in joining NJHS, please contact Christie Davis.