The National Honor Society chapter of Weld Central High School is a duly chartered and affiliated chapter of this prestigious national organization. Membership is open to those students who meet the required standards in four areas of evaluation: scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Students are selected for membership by a majority vote of a five-member principal-appointed faculty council, which bestows this honor upon qualified students on behalf of the faculty of our school each October.
Students in grades 10, 11, and 12 are eligible for membership. For the scholarship criteria, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better on a 4.0 scale. Each fall those students who meet this criteria are invited to complete a Candidate Form that provides the faculty council with information regarding the candidate’s leadership and service.
To evaluate a candidate’s character, the faculty council uses two forms of input. First, school disciplinary records are reviewed. Second, members of the faculty are solicited for input regarding their professional reflections on a candidate’s service activities, character, and leadership.
Any solicited faculty input and all Candidate Forms are carefully reviewed by the faculty council to determine membership. A majority vote of the council is necessary for selection. Candidates are notified regarding selection or non-selection according to a predetermined schedule.
Following notification, a formal induction ceremony is held at the school to recognize all the newly selected members. Once inducted, new members are required to maintain the same level of performance (or better) in all four criteria that led to their selection. This obligation includes regular attendance at chapter meetings held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:20 a.m. during the school year, completing an individual service project, and participation in the chapter service projects(s). Students or parents who have questions regarding the selection process or membership obligations can contact the chapter adviser, Jacquin Colabello, in room 203, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (303) 536-2181.
BYLAWS OF THE WELD CENTRAL CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY