Perkins-Tryon High School National Honor Society

National Honor Society

National Honor Society induction ceremonies for new members will be held Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the commons area at Perkins-Tryon High School.

All NHS members and their families are invited.

Academic and Service Requirements to Maintain Membership in P-T National Honor Society

1. Academics: Members shall maintain a 3.5 cumulative grade average based on all subjects taken as degree requirements for graduation.

2. Service: NHS members shall spend a minimum of 20 hours in school or community volunteer activities per year. Service hours will be due on April 2.

Service that DOES qualify

    • Service through school or community-based service learning projects
    • Service with community organizations that can be verified by the organization
    • Service with a faith-based organization that is not proselytizing* or religious instruction

Service that DOES NOT qualify

  • Paid or stipended service
  • Religious instruction
  • Conducting worship services
  • Engaging in any form of proselytizing*
  • Efforts that are directed to serve only a family member

*Proselytizing generally refers to any attempt to convert somebody to a religious faith or political doctrine.

Failure to maintain service hours or pay dues will cause a member to be placed on probation. Seniors who are on probationary status may not wear the NHS honor stole at graduation.

3. Membership dues shall be $20.00 per year to assist with group activities; to buy membership pins, senior stoles, and graduation cords; for state membership dues. The deadline to pay dues is December 14.

NHS Officers 2018-2019

President - Taylor Allen

Vice President - Cole Aldridge

Secretary - Bailey Ray

Reporter - David Maness

Treasurer - Harley Houston