Clubs & Activities

at Kent Island High School

National Honor Society

Requirements for Membership in the Kent Island Chapter of the National Honor Society

In order to be accepted as a member of our chapter, a student must demonstrate that he/she exemplifies the four Pillars of the National Honor Society (Character, Scholarship, Leadership, and Service) by meeting the following requirements:

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.
  • Active membership in at least 3 activities – one of which must be a school sponsored activity that is not part of a course requirement.
  • Demonstrable skills of a leader
  • Active participation in service activities outside of Maryland State Graduation Requirements
  • A “clean” school disciplinary record
  • Five recommendations by KIHS faculty members who have taught the student and who are familiar with his/her classroom behavior, performance, leadership, initiative, and motivation.

In addition, once an inducted NHS member, you are required to:

  • Attend monthly meetings after school from 2:40-3:30pm.
  • Complete two NHS group organized service activities each year
  • Participate in peer tutoring program each semester
  • Participate in school wide paper recycling program annually
  • Participate in one of four leadership subcommittees
  • Continue to demonstrate the 4 pillars of the National Honor Society
  • Maintain scholastic achievement of 3.50 cumulative GPA
  • Pay annual dues
  • Uphold all school and county wide policies including sportsmanship