Who Can Become a Member of the National Honor Society?


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Students can become members of the National Honor Society if they are in grades 10 through 12, maintain a cumulative grade point average equivalent to 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, participate in leadership, demonstrate volunteer work and have a record of good behavior. Students should check with their school's local chapter to determine any additional requirements.

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Only students who have schools with active National honor Society (NHS) chapters can become NHS members. Membership is based on four qualities: service, scholarship, character and leadership. Once members, students are expected to attend their chapter's meetings and be involved in service projects in their community and school.

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