National Honor Society is an organization whose membership is by invitation only. Students in National Honor Society are well-rounded students who exemplify the main components of NHS: Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service.
Letters of application are given to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have achieved a certain minimum GPA at the semester. The following weighted GPAs are used to determine eligibility:
The cornerstones of NHS: scholarship, leadership, service,
and character, should be demonstrated on the application and will
determine a student’s
induction into the Society.
A faculty/staff based committee evaluates the applications and selects the members. Inductions are held in the spring of each year.
Primarily service-oriented, the NHS assists other students and other organizations in their school functions. Projects include: Blood Drive with Hoxworth, tutoring RB students, and working events such as Open House and Evening for Excellence.
Meetings are held regularly during the school year, usually during flex bell.