Helen M. Torrence Chapter, Edgewater High School

 Thank you for your interest in joining the Helen M. Torrance Chapter of the National Honor Society at Edgewater High School. Please see below for information regarding membership requirements, the tapping and induction process and how to maintain an active membership following induction into the Society.

 Membership Eligibility: Students will be tapped for application to the Society based on the following criteria:

GPA*: Minimum of a 3.5 weighted AND 3.0 unweighted

Community Service Hours**:
20 hours for tapped juniors
35 hours for tapped seniors

September: Eligible students will be tapped and received application packets by the current NHS Executive Board.

Late September:  Completed application packets will be due to Mr. Vebert, the Chapter’s sponsor.

Early October: Candidates selected for induction will be notified, followed by a mandatory information meeting regarding the induction ceremony and NHS in general. 

Mid October: The candle light induction ceremony will be held during the evening. All current members, officially tapped candidates for induction, family members, friends and community members will be invited. Candidates will become fully inducted Chapter members and will receive a membership pin and certificate as well as all the honors, privileges and responsibilities of being an NHS member.

Resume NHS Example

National Honor Society Bylaws.pdf

For more questions please contact Sophia Wilhite at [email protected]