The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) was established in 1929 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The society is one of the nation's premier organizations created to recognize outstanding middle level school students. It acknowledges those students who have demonstrated excellence in the five areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character and Citizenship. The criteria for exemplifying good scholarship, good citizenship, good leadership, service, and character.
During the fall of each school year, students in grades 6-8 will be introduced to the
National Junior Honor Society organization and informed of the academic and
service requirements needed for acceptance. The administration and a committee
of teachers, known as the Faculty Review Council, will evaluate the applications
and select the candidates. An induction ceremony for the newly invited NJHS
members will be held for the school community and family members.
The following criteria are used to determine eligibility for membership:
Final determination of a candidate’s acceptance into the St. Sebastian Chapter of the NJHS will be made by a majority decision of the Faculty Review Council. All decisions are final. Each applicant should realize that membership in the NJHS is an honor and privilege, not a right granted to all who apply.