NHS members are expected to lead by example, both in civic responsibility, scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
Requirements for continued membership:
maintain a 3.5 grade point average. A member may drop below 3.5 GPA for one semester, failure to bring GPA back to 3.5 will result in membership being revoked.
participate in two service or volunteer experiences per year.
Qualifications of Membership
3.5 grade point average
have at least two leadership experiences
have a least two service or volunteer experiences
participated in at least two activities in or out of school
Applications are offered to all sophomore, junior, and senior students with a qualifying GPA after third quarter grades are posted. Applications are reviewed by a faculty committee and membership is offered to those who qualify.
Induction into the Lake Holcombe National Honor Society is in the spring. New members and officers for the next school year are inducted into membership or their office at this time.
Statements of Character, Leadership, Scholarship, Service
Membership may be revoked or the student may be placed on probation if any of the following occur:
school activities code violation; penalty to be determined by faculty committee and school principal.
grade point drops below 3.5. Should the GPA drop below 3.5 the student will have one semester to bring the GPA back up; should that fail to happen the student is removed from NHS and is not able to reapply.