Field Elementary’s inaugural induction ceremony for the National Elementary Honor Society will be held on January 10th at 5pm in the school cafeteria.
A total of 35 students will be inducted into the school’s chapter.
What is the National Elementary Honor Society?
- The National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) provides Field's 4th and 5th grade students a place to develop and apply their passion for service, while obtaining the skills to be confident young leaders for years to come.
- NEHS membership is centered on recognizing students for their accomplishments while challenging and equipping them to develop further as leaders through service to their school and community.
- As members of NEHS, these students will now engage in a number of chapter service projects.
- Through service projects, students will obtain the necessary experiences that contributes to the positive climate of our school and community. In addition, it is our goal that students in the Field of Lions NEHS school chapter will demonstrate positive behaviors and leaderships skills that will prepare them to be upstanding individuals.
Interest, eligibility and membership notification:
- To be eligible for membership consideration, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 GPA.
- Additionally, candidates must meet high standards of responsibility, service, and leadership.
- Leadership is based on the student’s participation in community or school activities.
- To meet the service requirement, the student must have been active in at least one service project in the school and community.
- Students are reviewed by a faculty council appointed by the principal.
NEHS is modeled on its companion organization, the National Honor Society (NHS), which is the nation’s oldest and best-known student recognition program. NEHS was founded in 2008 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, which is also the parent organization for NHS, in partnership with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Foundation. Visit www.nehs.org for more information.
The original press release can be found here.