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National Honor Society

Shelby National Honor Society is a chapter of the national organization that seeks to promote scholarship, character, leadership and service in our nation’s high schools. Shelby’s members take part in a number of activities and programs each year. 

To become a member of the Shelby National Honor Society, students must demonstrate scholarship by maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 through the first two years of high school. The first step is submitting an application. Next, all teachers rate the candidates in the areas of leadership and character. From these ratings, a composite score is calculated. From there, a five-person, staff -comprised committee gathers to review the applications and the composite scores. Evaluation is conducted on each candidate and after holding sufficient deliberation, committee members vote. A candidate receiving a majority of votes attains membership in Shelby National Honor Society. Usually, around January, an induction ceremony is held to officially induct members into this very prestigious club.