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National Honor Society Information

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. National Honor Society (NHS) membership has been the true mark of student achievement for over 100 years, but it goes far beyond a report card. NHS serves to empower, champion, and recognize well-rounded students, providing a values-based framework for excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.
The DeSales Chapter of the National Honor Society is composed of Father Judge juniors and seniors nominated by a faculty committee. Applicant must maintain honor roll, achieve an overall average of 90 or higher, be an active participant in the Father Judge community, and engage in community service. The De Sales Chapter of the NHS promotes and encourages academic performance and personal character both in and out of the classroom through the Crusader Scholar Program.  Once accepted into the NHS, its members must maintain a general academic average of 90 in each marking period and provide the required number of service and tutoring hours to the school.