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National Honor Society

The National Honor Society promotes academic excellence, develops good character and leadership, and requires service. It’s an international high school club with over a million members with a focus on academic excellence and service.
Our chapter will recognize students for their accomplishments, and challenge them to be involved in school and community service and leadership.  

Membership Requirements

  • Applications for 2022–23 are due no later than 3 p.m. on May 12, 2023. They must be printed, signed, and turned in to Mrs. Langert’s classroom.  
  • Late applications will NOT be considered.  
  • Students must have a minimum of 3.65 cumulative (not just the most recent semester) unweighted or weighted GPA.
  • Students must adhere to SWCHS standards of conduct and character.
  • Capacity to serve in our school and community 10 hours per semester
    • Service day (6 hrs/sem) counts toward this
    • Service at church counts
    • Community service on your own verified by parent or organization

Directions for Applications:

These directions must be followed for applications to be considered.

  • Please PRINT all of the application materials below and return them once they are completed to Mrs. Langert in Room 46 (box marked “NHS”).
  • Recommendations from on-campus staff and faculty will be returned to Mrs. Langert directly, but students will need to print the blank recommendation, ask a teacher to fill it out, and give the recommender the printed sheet.  Do not email teachers the link to the recommendation sheet.
  • If a character reference is off-campus, you may have that recommender email the completed form to Mrs. Langert at