The Mount Hebron Chapter of the National Honor Society is an organization promoting appropriate recognition for outstanding juniors and seniors. The purpose of the National Honor Society is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service to the school and community, to promote leadership, and to encourage the development of character in the students at Mount Hebron High School.
You can reach Mount Hebron NHS at firstname.lastname@example.org
Requirements for consideration for membership of MTH’s NHS:
Each perspective member will be required to:
The information on the forms mentioned above will assist the school’s Faculty Selection Committee in determining each student’s character and leadership qualities as well as the quality of his/her extra-curricular involvement.
The NHS Faculty Selection Committee will evaluate each applicant in the junior and senior classes who is academically eligible and who turns in all forms on time. Those students who satisfy all requirements and who are selected by the committee for membership shall be notified in writing of their selection. A formal induction ceremony will be held in between October and December.
Scholarship: Students who have a cumulative weighted, unrounded grade point average of 3.40 or higher, or the equivalent standard of excellence, (a GPA standard set by Howard County) meet the scholarship requirement for membership. These students are then eligible for consideration on the basis of service, leadership, and character.
Service: This quality is defined through the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic spirit. Members are required at least twenty hours of community service per school year once they are inducted. A student who serves:
Leadership: Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea-contributors, dependable, and persons who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others. A student who exercises leadership:
Character: The student of good character upholds principles of morality and ethics, is cooperative, demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability, shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others, and generally maintains a good and clean lifestyle. A student of character:
Membership in the National Honor Society carries a responsibility and obligation for each student to maintain the high standards of scholarship and academic integrity which were the basis of his or her selection. Students will be expected to maintain at least a 3.40 GPA. Failure to do so will result in the student being placed on probation-if the 3.40 GPA is not earned for each often remaining quarters, the student will be dismissed! Students will also be expected to remain active in school and community activities and to participate in the service activities of the Mount Hebron Chapter of the NHS. Any instances of questionable character will be evaluated by the Faculty Council whose members will determine the dismissal of the student. Failure to uphold all standards of the National Honor Society Code in scholarship, character, leadership, and service may lead to dismissal from the society. Once a member has been dismissed, he or she may not be reconsidered for future membership-all dismissals are permanent.
The following are worth 3 points:
The following are worth 2 points:
The following are worth 1 point, but could be worth more based on the sponsor’s judgment:
Any school activities not covered above will also be reviewed and points assigned based on the time involved and the services provided by the student. The point value assigned to community services will be determined by the faculty selection committee based upon the number of service hours per week/ month and the amount of the responsibilities undertaken.