What Is The National Honor Society?

Since 1916, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the preeminent organization of and national voice for middle level and high school principals, assistant principals, and aspiring school leaders from across the United States and more than 45 countries around the world. The mission of NASSP is to promote excellence in middle level and high school leadership. NASSP also promotes the intellectual growth, academic achievement, character and leadership development, and physical well-being of youth. NASSP is proud to have founded and to administer the National Honor SocietyTM (NHS), the National Junior Honor SocietyTM (NJHS), and the National Association of Student CouncilsTM (NASC).

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Requirements For National Honor Society Membership

Candidates eligible for selection to this chapter must be members of the junior or senior class.
To be eligible for selection to membership in this chapter, the candidate must have a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.7. Candidates eligible for selection must exhibit an academic record free from any integrity violation, major or minor. To be eligible for selection candidates must provide evidence of involvement in a minimum of five activities, including but not limited to athletics, clubs, and service organizations at J. R. Tucker High School over the course of attendance period. Upon meeting the grade level, attendance, participation, integrity, and GPA standard requirements, candidates shall then be considered based on their service, leadership, and character.

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We Are Excited To Announce Our 2017-2018 NHS Officers!

After a competitive election, the J.R. Tucker NHS membership spoke loudly and chose the leaders they thought would best serve the organization and the mission of scholarship and service to the community. This year the National Honor Society at Tucker decided to add two positions to the leadership team; Public Relations and Sergeant at Arms. These two positions will allow for for a higher level of service to the community, and an increasingly positive membership experience.


The 2017-2018 J.R. Tucker NHS leadership team is comprised of student leaders with a solid track record for scholarship, drive, and service to the community. Additionally, all of them bring forth fresh ideas and a passion to improve the organization. If you see the new leaders around campus, be sure to congratulate and wish them well in their new positions.

We look forward to a great year in 2017-2018!

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