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
Mrs. Rebecca McConnell
Mr. Kyle Schwaninger