Membership in the chapter is attained through a selection process coordinated by the local chapter board. Selection for membership is based on outstanding scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Members are expected to continue to demonstrate these qualities throughout their membership in the society. The selection procedure shall be determined by the local chapter board and shall be consistent with the bylaws of the NBHS.

To qualify for active membership, a student must:

  • be a high school junior or senior,
  • have completed or be currently enrolled in his/her third business course,
  • have a minimum standard GPA, on a 4.0 scale, as follows: business courses average-3.5; overall average‑3.0,
  • attend all monthly meetings*, and
  • demonstrate the Four Pillars of NBHS to one's fullest possible extent at all times.
Please Note: Members are required to complete 4 hours of Service per Semester to maintain active membership.  Any hours not preapproved by an Advisor will not count towards your service hour requirement.

*Specifically, active membership will be based on you attending 75% of meetings each semester.  There will be approximately 4 meetings Semester 1 and 5 meetings Semester 2.

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