National Honor Society

What is National Honor Society?

  • A national organization established to recognize outstanding high school students
  • Seeks to recognize students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, service, leadership and character

 

What do LNS National Honor Society members do?

  • Give back to the community through volunteer work
    • Judging science fairs, helping at elementary fun fair, working at the Lincoln Children’s Museum, serving at Matt Talbot’s, etc
  • Provide tutoring in Homework Zone on select days of the week
  • Plan and put on the Student-Faculty Basketball each March as a fundraiser for a chosen local non-profit
  • Complete projects to recognize students and staff for their hard work

 

What are the application requirements?

  • Have and maintain a 3.5 weighted cumulative GPA for 5 semesters (grades 9-11)
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 5 graded academic classes
  • Complete rigorous academic coursework
  • Be actively involved in two or more clubs or activities at LNS
  • Be involved in service on behalf of others in the community
  • Be a student of exceptional character

 

What should I be doing now to prepare?

  • Continue to take challenging classes and working hard in the classroom
  • Get involved in at least two extracurricular activities and maintain active membership
  • Volunteer your time by helping out in your community
  • Be a positive leader in the classroom and in activities to maintain high character

 

When do I apply?

  • Invitations are sent out to juniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher in late February
  • The application is due in mid-April
  • If your application is accepted, you are inducted at the beginning of May and expected to attend meetings/events during your senior year



NHS Advisors

Mrs. Rebecca McConnell
rmcconn@lps.org

 Mr. Kyle Schwaninger
kschwan@lps.org