Criteria for Membership

Criteria for Membership

To be eligible for Science National Honors Society, students must have:

Entered their junior year of high school.

Maintained a 3.0 overall GPA on a unweighted scale or a 4.0 GPA on a weighted scale.  (This must be maintained to remain in good standing)

Maintained a 3.5 GPA in science courses on a unweighted scale or a 4.5 GPA on a weighted scale. (This must be maintained to remain in good standing)

Note: PLTW Biomedical Science course will be counted towards this total even though they earn CATE credits.

 

If a junior - must be enrolled in or have previously taken one honors or AP level science course

If a senior - must be enrolled in or have previously taken two honors or AP level science courses and must be enrolled in a science course during senior year

Be in good academic/behavioral standing.

Members of Science National Honors Society are required to:

- pay dues $5 for underclassmen; $10 for seniors (no additional cost for chord)

- maintain minimum GPA requirements as listed in eligibility

- take one science course each year of high school

- participate in SNHS fundraisers/drives

- attend at least 3 meetings in the spring semester (February, March, April, May, June)

- perform a minimum of 10 hours of community service annually (this can be combined with community service hours from other subject based honors societies)

- participate in the annual SNHS induction ceremony

 

Jeff Layton, National Science Honor Society Sponsor

Science Teacher

Carolina Forest High School

 

*this criteria is subject to change annually

 

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