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National Honor Society

National Honor Society

NHS Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Students must have earned an unweighted cumulative high school GPA of 93 or above at the end of sophomore year for incoming juniors or at the end of junior year for incoming seniors.

  2. Incoming juniors must have completed 40+ hours of documented community service by the first school day of junior year.

  3. Incoming seniors must have completed 40+ hours of documented community service by the first school day of senior year.

  4. Eligible students must complete and return all application forms to the NHS advisors by the given deadline.

  5. Students must complete an essay that is a personal reflection on the organization’s four standards: scholarship, leadership, service and character. This essay must be submitted as part of the formal application.

  6. A complete review of the students’ disciplinary folder will occur as a last step in consideration of acceptance into NHS.

  7. Students will be notified of their acceptance in writing

Review of Rules:

As a member of the Cazenovia High School Chapter of the National Honor Society, you will have certain obligations in order to maintain your membership. You must:

  • Maintain a 93 average.

  • Participate in Induction.

  • Participate in the Blood Drive.

  • Participate in NHS sponsored service projects or individual service projects for a minimum of 6 hours each year.

  • Remain a good school citizen. Any suspension may result in immediate loss of membership.

  • Follow the academic code of conduct expected of all students.

Failure to meet NHS membership requirements will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the NHS advisors, Faculty Council, and High School Principal. Members may be given the opportunity to return to good standing.  Failure to return to good standing may result in loss of membership.


Chapter By-laws of the Owahgena Chapter of the National Honor Society Amended January 23, 2022

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Chris DiFulvio


31 Emory Ave Cazenovia, NY 13035