National Honor Society

Perkins-Tryon High School National Honor Society

National Honor Society induction ceremonies for new members will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2016 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 1.

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. Any student on probationary status must have service hours turned in by December 1

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 17.

NHS Officers 2016-2017

President - Ricky Wilson
VP - Cooper Stansberry
Secretary - Carson Voelker
Treasurers - Bailey Aldridge
Reporter - Megan Burke