National Honor Society
The National Honor Society is the leader among educational organizations and societies that promotes recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Membership in National Honor Society is a privilege. The Honor Society member exhibits excellence in academics and leadership, honorable and admirable character, and demonstrates a commitment to service – all of which indicate that the member is willing to use personal talents and skills for the improvement of bot self and society. NHS is a program of NASSP.
(National Honor Society Handbook, 17th Edition, Introduction)
Millard West High School NHS Chapter
The Millard West High School chapter is proud to have been inducting new members since 1998 and continues to emphasize excellence through active involvement within our school and community. Throughout the year, members of our chapter serve as role models for other students. In addition to the strong academic records which establish eligibility for membership, our chapter members are leaders in many student organizations and we serve our school and community through many activities.
Sponsors: Lauren McKenzie and Stacey Kozisek (see Program Links for Staff Biographies)
Membership in the chapter is an honor bestowed upon a student. Selection for membership is by a Faculty Council and is based on outstanding scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Once selected, members have the responsibility to continue to demonstrate these qualities (Article VIII Section 1).
*MWHS members are invited to apply (invitations sent by mail in mid-March); must have a maintained 3.75 GPA and be an upcoming Junior or Senior (Article IX Section 1-2).
- Each chapter has regular mandatory meetings during the school year (Article XIII Section 1).
- Each chapter is active in numerous service projects per year and members are required to participate in these projects. Projects may fulfill a need within the school or community (Article XIC Section 1-3).
- Each member is responsible for choosing and participating in individual service projects during the school year and summers prior once inducted (Article XIV Section 4).
- Millard West NHS Contract and By-Laws is posted under Program Links.