The Sandy Creek Central School Carpe Diem Chapter of the National Honor Society new member induction ceremony will be held on November 13 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
Eligible students were invited to apply to be considered for the honor society. In order to be eligible students must have an overall GPA of 87.0 or above.
The application process also asked students to provide written information to the selection committee regarding their efforts with community service, leadership, and character. Students were also asked to write an essay as to why they were deserving of this honor and why they should be selected.
Once the paperwork was provided, the selection committee met to review all applicants. If any part of the paperwork was incomplete the students were automatically removed from the eligible list.
Other areas that the committee looked at were student attendance and student discipline going back to the ninth grade. Using a point system for all of these factors determined who was selected. Once selected, students are required to maintain their GPA, participate in fifteen hours of community service per year, and maintain good character and leadership.
A review committee meets every quarter to review each student’s on-going status. If a student is lacking in one of the required areas, they are placed on probation for the next five weeks and are evaluated after that to determine whether they will remain in NHS.
For more information about National Honor Society or upcoming community service activities, contact NHS advisor Casey Vallance at the high school at 387-3445.