Applications for the Bayard Rustin chapter of the National Honor Society are accepted starting September 1st of SENIOR YEAR.
APPLICANTS MUST KEEP TRACK OF COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS AND PROVIDE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE ORGANIZATION(S) THAT THEY ACCUMULATED HOURS WITH.
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
1) Scholarship: A cumulative weighted GPA of 4.000 after the completion of the junior year. This GPA must be maintained with no failing grade for any class in any marking period in the senior year.
2) Character: It should be noted that no candidate will be admitted to the Rustin chapter of the NHS who has documented academic dishonesty or Level II or Level III disciplinary referral at any time during high school.
If you have met the first two qualifications (above), two more qualifications (below) remain:
3) Leadership: Your contribution and leadership to a Rustin co-curricular and/or extra-curricular activity must be documented by the activity advisor prior to the application deadline.
4) Service: 20 hours of community service must be documented by the activity mentor prior to the application deadline. Service is defined as a volunteer activity completed since the first day of freshman year which does not directly benefit you or an activity of which you are a member. Court-ordered service may not be included.