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National Honors Society

Inforrmation / Frequently Asked Questions

National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony

Location: Library

-Principal, vice principals, and teachers congratulate new members






What is NHS about?

Scholarship: “(Knowledge) can be acquired in only one way—through diligence and effort”

Service: “We are committed to the idea of volunteering our time and abilities to the creation of a better tomorrow”

Leadership: “The price of leadership is sacrifice—the willingness to yield one's personal interests for the interest of others”

Character: “It is the product of constant action, daily striving to make the right choice”


Future/Patriotism/Inspiration—Today's youth (scholarship, leadership, service, and character) is tomorrow's world.


Officer Positions

President: overseeing other officers' tasks, compromising and resolving conflicts

Vice President: supporting President's tasks and taking over President's role when he or she is gone.

Treasurer: planning fund-raising events

Historians: planning fun activities

Secretary: organizing records and notes

Volunteer Coordinator: finding volunteer events for members


What Has Madison NHS done so far?

-Participated in class president's election.

-A reserved glass case for NHS bulletin board

-NHS website

-NHS column in school newspaper

-Bi-annual blood drive

-Tutoring in math, science and English.

-Volunteering in many places including churches, schools, and communities.

-Book Drive

-Cooperation with other clubs like HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America), Key Clubs, Red Cross, and SUN (School Uniting Neighborhoods)

-Planning to work with other high school clubs

-Planning to extend NHS to middle schools



-A cumulative 3.5 GPA

-30 hours of volunteer in the end of the year.

-Membership will be terminated if he/she misses more than 3 meetings


Madison NHS Contact
Email: madison.senators.NHS@gmail.com