Understanding the Obligations of Membership
Students who accept membership and are inducted into the chapter should be aware of the time and commitment involved with this honor. For example, there will be chapter meetings. The chapter bylaws should articulate the yearly meeting schedule and member attendance obligations. Members also must participate in chapter and individual service projects to benefit the school and community. Contact the chapter adviser to obtain a full list of the obligations of membership for the school’s chapter.
The National Honors Society (NHS): The National Honors Society (NHS): A recognition program and the principal high school national honor society. The national honor society requirements for membership include scholarship, service, leadership, character, and GPA. The national honor society scholarship requirements often include an essay, and are enforced by a group of five faculty council. National honor society induction is generally once a year at a graduation commencement ceremony. National Honor Society Application due dates vary depending on location, and a Spanish version exists as well. See NHS .