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National Honor Society is a service organization that focusses on contributing to the community by serving as peer tutors in all subject areas, and carrying out varied service projects throughout the Milton area.  We work in collusion with North Fulton Community Charities to complete donation drives, and to provide those around our community with the items they would otherwise be unable to come across.  As stated on the national NHS website, "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 recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character."

Selection Process:


Section 1. To be eligible for membership the candidate must be a member of those classes (junior, senior) designated as eligible in the chapter bylaws. (Freshmen [ninth graders] and sophomores [tenth graders] are not eligible.)  Candidates must have been in attendance at the school the equivalent of one semester.

Section 2. The minimum standard for scholarship shall be a cumulative scholastic average of at least 92 percent, A, or the equivalent standard of excellence. Candidates shall then be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character.

Section 3. The selection of each member to the chapter shall be by a majority vote of the Faculty Council, after having scored each application and finding a median score those that meet and/or exceed the median will be selected for induction. Prior to notification of any candidates, the chapter adviser shall review with the principal the results of the Faculty Council's deliberations.

Section 4. A description of the selection procedure shall be published in an official school publication that is widely available in a timely fashion to all students and parents of the school. The selection procedure shall be determined by the Faculty Council and shall be consistent with the rules and regulations of NHS.

Section 5. NASSP shall not review the judgment of the Faculty Council regarding selection of individual members to local chapters.


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Bradlea Satchfield

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