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National Honor Society

Mission Statement

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.


Rising 11th & 12th Grade Students, 

This message serves as an announcement to inform you of recent changes to the 2020-2021 National Honor Society application requirements.  This message is not an invitation to apply for membership to the UHS Chapter of the National Honor Society.  All qualifying UHS students will receive an invitation to apply to the UHS Chapter of the National Honor Society in mid-July.

The UHS Chapter of the National Honor Society has amended the application requirements for the 2020-2021 academic year to accommodate the COVID 19 pandemic disruptions.  Please note, the amended NHS application requirements are temporary and will default back to the original requirements for the 2021-2022 NHS application.

Temporary Changes For The 2020-2021 NHS Application

  • The number of required service hours was reduced from 25 hours to 15 hours.
  • The application deadline was moved from September 01, 2020, to October 07, 2020.

All other existing NHS requirements are active for the 2020-2021 NHS Application cycle.  To qualify for an NHS application invitation you must be a rising junior or senior at NHS and you must have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.  Please review the attached NHS Prospective Candidate FAQ for more information. 



All NHS announcements will be communicated via NHS Membership course on Canvas.




Patrick Kehan

Unionville High School