Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: How do you get selected for NHS?

A: If you are a junior or senior with a 3.2 or higher GPA then you may be chosen to apply for membership. Leadership, character, and service all play a role in the selection process.

 

Q: What is the Faculty Council?

A: The Faculty Council is made up of some teachers who are chosen by the principal.

 

Q: Does it cost anything to be a member?

A: Yes, you have to pay $5.00 a year and it helps to contribute to the induction ceremony, purchase the symbols of induction, provide leadership training, and pay for the general operation of NHS

 

Q: Who do I pay the $5.00 fee to?

A: The fee gets paid to the treasurer and they are the only one who can take the money.

 

Q: What happens if i don't get selected? Can I apply again?

A: If you are a junior and do not get selected, you can reapply in your senior year as long as you still have a 3.2 GPA and get selected to apply. If you do not get in the first time, try to build up your character, leadership, and service.

 

Q: Can i lose my membership in NHS?

A: You can lose your membership if you are placed on academic probation by the Faculty Council, have numerous absenses from NHS functions/ meetings, fail to fulfill responsibilities of NHS membership, and do not participate in individual/ group services.

Q:Is there a limit on how many people can be in NHS or inducted into NHS?

A: No, there is no limit. Anyone who applies is eligible for acceptance.

 

More Q & A's on Official NHS Website