Imagine School at Land O' Lakes

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NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY

National Junior

Honor Society

ISLOL Chapter Adviser

Adriana Williams

2018--2019 NJHS Officers

President

Alexis Patel (8th)

Vice President

Sofia Gaffigan (8th)

Public Relations

Kylie Banks (8th)

Taryn Newton (7th

Keeley Yarbrough (7th) 

Secretary

Siena Pena (8th)

Historian

Maddie McGinty (8th)

.Brendan Robinson (7th)

As you begin the early stages of greater independence and responsibility as a middle level student, you may discover that you excel in your studies, have an interest in leadership and service, and have a thirst for challenge … and accomplishment.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Students in grades 6–8 who meet the requirements for membership are eligible to be invited for membership.
Students must be in their second semester of sixth grade for consideration and must meet certain criterion as outlined below.


Scholarship
Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 85, B, 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standard of excellence. (Each school chapter is allowed to require a higher cumulative GPA.)

Service
This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation.

Leadership
Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.

Character
The student of good character is cooperative; demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; and generally maintains a clean disciplinary record.

Citizenship
The student who demonstrates citizenship understands the importance of civic engagement; has a high regard for freedom and justice; respects democracy; respects the law for all citizens at the local, state, and federal levels; and demonstrates mature participation and responsibility in activities such as scouting, community organizations, or school clubs.

Students who meet the scholarship requirement will have an opportunity to complete a form detailing their accomplishments in and commitment to service, leadership, character, and citizenship.

Understanding the Obligations of Membership
Students who accept membership and are inducted into the chapter should be aware of the time and commitment involved with this honor. For example, there will be chapter meetings. The chapter bylaws should articulate the yearly meeting schedule and member attendance obligations. Members also must participate in chapter and individual service projects to benefit the school and community.