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National Junior Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) are the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding high school and middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NHS and NJHS serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character (and Citizenship for NJHS). These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since their beginnings in 1921 and 1929.

Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in activities of the NHS and NJHS. NHS and NJHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. Territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Famous Former NHS & NJHS Members

1. Troy Aikman (Pro-football player)
2. Lamar Alexander (U.S. Senator - Tennessee)
3. Joseph Allen (Astronaut)
4. Steve Atwater (Pro-football player)
5. Jeff Ballard (Pro-basketball player)
6. Katie Couric (TV host)
7. Cindy Crawford (Model)
8. Sheryl Crow (Musician)
9. Gloria Estafan (Entertainer)
10. Gerald Ford (Former President)
11. Cal Ripken Jr. (Pro-baseball player)
12. Meryl Streep (Actress)

...Just to name a few!

How do I join?

In the Winter invitations to join will be sent to students who meet the minimum 3.0 requirement. Students must then fill out a student information sheet and return to the NJHS adviser. A Faculy Council will meet and judge students based on outstanding scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship.

Students will be notified soon after if they have been accepted. Once selected, members have the responsibility to continue to demonstrate the qualities named above.