GCS seeks to recognize students with scholarly achievement, who are exemplary in their character, leadership, service and citizenship, through induction into the National Honor Society.

NHS & NJHS Benefits

It is considered a privilege to be selected to the National Honor Society. But the benefits don’t stop at honor and privilege! Being a member of NHS or NJHS affords your student opportunity and tools for their future. From scholarships and college-readiness resources, to service planning tools, leadership modules and badges to boost college applications and resumés, membership has its perks.

NHS & NJHS Induction

Grace Christian School is an active chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) for grades 10-12 and the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) for grades 7-9. NJHS and NHS inductions are held during the third quarter of the school year.

Induction Criteria

  • Scholarship: The prospective member must have a yearly grade point average of 3.5 weighted from the current year.
  • Character: The student of good character upholds principles of morality and ethics, is cooperative, demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability, and shows courtesy, concern and respect for others.
  • Leadership: Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea contributors, dependable, and students who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school activities or classroom participation.
  • Service: This quality is defined through displaying a servant’s heart at school in relationship to classmates and teachers.
  • Citizenship: The student, who demonstrates citizenship, understands the importance of civic involvement and has a high regard for freedom, justice, and democracy.

Induction Selection

Induction into NHS or NJHS is based on academics, faculty recommendations, and the majority vote of a five-member Faculty Council. Eligible students are provided with a Candidate Form to be completed and returned to the Guidance Office. All students who submit the form are presented to their respective teachers for recommendation. All eligible students are presented to the Faculty Council for a final vote. Once inducted, students must maintain all criteria to remain members. See our Student Handbook for complete details.

Annual Fee

NJHS and NHS members are accessed an annual fee to help cover membership dues for the Grace Christian Honor Societies. This fee is charged in the Spring for returning NJHS and NHS members, along with new inductees.