National Honor Society
Applications for National Honor Society are no longer available for the 2012-2013 school year.
National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held on October 10, 2012.
Current members: NHS meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month. Check Moodle page for meeting times and locations.
Stony Point NHS raises money for the Red Cross
On April 11, 2011, members of the Stony Point national Honor Society presented Elizabeth Roming of the Red Cross with a check for $1981. The students raised the money through donations. The students also participated in a Red Cross event on March 5 called Ready. Set. RED!
For 2013-14 applicants-future applicants must atternd an informational meeting held in September. At these meetings students will will receive information on the application process and due dates. Applications are only available at the informational meetings. If you are interested in joning NHS next year please read the list of requirements to be a member of the Stony Point Chapter of the Nation Honor Society and start collecting your information.
Students must have completed 40 of the total points needed to become a member. Points are given and deducted for each category. Candidates must meet the following requirements in each category:
- 4.0 on a 5.0 scale (12-18 points given depending on the GPA)
- Must have held at least one leadership position in any organization in the past.(Maximum of 12 points allowed)
- . Student's character is also evaluated. (12 points given if student has not had disciplinary action in the past year.)
- Service hours are given for school activities, clubs, sports, or for service to the community. (Maximum of 18 points allowed.)
If character points are deducted, points are given back for every semester the student has not had any disciplinary action. Examples of disciplinary action are: Saturday School, ISS, School Suspension, and /or Assignment to the RRCC.
Leadership and Service hours are given for the following:
- Student's involved in clubs sports, band, choir, orchestra, school or community organization as soon as they leave middle school. Applicants must hold leadership positions in at lease one of these organizations.
- Any Tigers in Service hours the student accumulates from the summer before entering 9th grade until their application to NHS are counted.
- Applicants will need to submit information concerning the leadership requirement. Serving as an officer of a club or organization, being in charge of an event associated with a club or organization, serving as an assistant coach or referee for a sport is accepted.
- Going to summer camp for sports or fine arts, for earning awards for a 4.0 GPA, for Tigers in Service hours, for Perfect Attendance, or for any other recognition.
- Any volunteer work they do in the community, such as church, youth groups, sports, and any other community work also counts.
- Any jobs they have had from baby-sitting to working for a business are counted.
- Academic Summer Programs are considered and contribute to a student's score.
- Taking courses at ACC for duel credit hours may contribute to his or her total score.
- All information given to us for awarding points needs to be documented by the date, and the signature of the person in charge. A paper copy showing the activity and the students name is acceptable. Copies of Tigers in Service hours, 4.0 Awards, Perfect Attendance Awards and any other awards will need to be submitted with the application.
Please do not surrender original copies of any documents when turning in application forms..
If you have any other questions please contact :
Norma Rutledge 428-7044