What does NHS mean for Pasco eSchool students?
The National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationally recognized, volunteer-based club emphasizes leadership, academics and character in its criteria for student membership. NHS members can prepare for whatever comes their way after high school. To make them college and career ready, they’ll have exclusive access to robust tools and resources:
- Leadership development, motivation, and inspiration gained through their own chapter’s work
- Access to innovative leadership cultivation and career exploration
- Service projects, both by the chapter and individual, allow members to build teamwork capabilities, hone project management aptitude, and make friends
- Unique member-only college admission resources, integrating web and social media platforms
- Help with financing college education through a members-only scholarship search tool and the NHS Scholarship program, which, since its establishment in 1946, has awarded more than 16,000 scholarships totaling more than $12 million to seniors who best reflect the values of NHS
What does NHS mean for Pasco eSchool faculty and staff?
The National Honor Society (NHS) promotes positive school climate and provides opportunities to motivate all students to reach their greatest potential in school and in life accomplishes like no other program. NHS recognizes your highest achieving students in grades 10-12 with a unique experience providing a springboard to life. NHS offers:
With an NHS chapter, our school has an opportunity to strengthen its reputation in the community. Honor Society students become outstanding ambassadors for our school and undertake meaningful community service projects. In recent years, Honor Society chapters contributed an average of 1,032 hours to school and community service; $26,000 in charitable donations; and 1,000 pounds of food to local, state, and national causes. Service projects often become life-changing experiences for members who discover new passions and callings.
Tradition of Excellence
There is only one National Honor Society. NHS has been recognizing outstanding student achievement since 1921. Starting an NHS chapter at your school is the perfect way to establish a tested framework for promoting the ideals of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. NHS membership is a distinction that holds significance throughout a student’s academic life—and beyond.
Who is eligible for membership to the Pasco eSchool NHS Chapter?
To be eligible for membership the candidate must be a full time Pasco eSchool student and a member of the sophomore, junior, senior class. Candidates must have been in attendance at Pasco eSchool the equivalent of one semester. The national minimum standard for scholarship shall be a cumulative scholastic average of at least 85 percent, B, or 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent standard of excellence. In addition to academics, candidates will also be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character by a faculty council. Eligible students will need to complete an application with at least five teacher reference to be considered for induction into the National Honor Society (NHS). Three of the references must be from current teachers.