National Honor Society
TO THE APPLICANT: The information obtained from your application will be used to select NHS
members. All information is considered confidential. Sign and submit this contract along with your
class transcript to the BFHS office or to Mrs. Ries. The deadline for submitting a contract and a
nomination packet is no later than 3:00 on Thursday August 13, 2009. No late applications or
contracts will be considered.
Activities and requirements of BFHS National Honor Society
Perform one or more personal service projects for the required numbers of hours each year.
Attend all NHS meetings.
Participate in mandatory group service projects.
Participate in the Induction Ceremony unless excused by the advisor.
Represent BFHS at other schools and events.
Visit other organizations as necessary.
Maintain the grade point average of 3.5
Conduct yourself in a manner appropriate for a representative of BFHS as well as NHS.
Assist in school, community, and other projects deemed necessary by the advisor.
Follow all of the chapter’s by-laws and BFHS co-curricular code of conduct.
Pay the $10 activity fee.
Probation or dismissal for NHS
The Faculty Council will rule on any infractions of BFHS or NHS rules. It will rule on any incidents brought to their
attention. Immediate suspension may occur pending appearance before the Faculty Council. After consulting with the
Council the advisor will inform the member of suspension before the hearing. Should a member disagree with the method
and/or result of discipline, the member has the option to appeal the decision using proper BFHS school co-curricular appeal
procedures as outlined in the school handbook.
If a member resigns or is removed from NHS due to low grade point average or disciplinary action, ALL NHS materials
bearing the NHS emblem must be returned to the advisor. All items are the property of NHS until high school graduation.
If the pin is not returned, the student, as per National Charter, will assume a financial obligation.
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE
I understand that by signing this document, I indicate a willingness to abide by the Big Foot High
School National Honor Society rules as well as Big Foot High School’s co-curricular obligations.
Furthermore, by signing this nomination contract, I state that all of the information in my nomination
application is true and accurate, and I give permission for all parties involved in the NHS selection
process including the BFHS Faculty Council to view my application and transcript. In addition, I
agree to pay the $10 NHS activity fee.
Parent’s signature (indication that they have read and understand the above information)