The purpose of the Hettinger National Honor Society shall be


- to create enthusiasm for Scholarship -
- to stimulate a desire to render Service -
- to promote Leadership -
- & develop Character -



The following criteria must be met to be eligible for the Hettinger National Honor Society:

  1. Students must be a Junior or Senior.

  2. Students must have a minimum of a 3.50 GPA.

  3. Students must be involved in a minimum of three school activities in grades nine and ten, be involved in a minimum of two school activities in grade eleven, and remain in at least two school activities in grade twelve.

  4. Demonstrate: Leadership, Service, and Character.

  5. Complete and turn in on time the National Honor Society application & essay.




The following guidelines will give further help in the delineation of leadership, service, and character.


The student who exercise leadership:

  • Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles and making suggestions.

  • Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities.

  • Exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school ideals and spirit.

  • Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school.

  • Is able to delegate responsibilities.

  • Inspires positive behavior in others.

  • Demonstrates academic initiative.

  • Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility; conducting business effectively and efficiently; demonstrates reliability and dependability.

  • Is a leader in the classroom, at work, and in other school or community activities.

  • Is dependable in any responsibility accepted.


The student who serves:

  • Volunteers and provides dependable and well-organized assistance, and is willing to make sacrifices to offer assistance.

  • Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities.

  • Enthusiastically renders any requested service to the school.

  • Is willing to represent the class or school in interclass or interscholastic competition.

  • Does committee and staff work without complaint.

  • Participates in some activity outside of school, for example, Girl Scouts; Boy Scouts; religious groups; volunteer services for the elderly, poor, or disadvantaged.

  • Mentors in the community or students at other schools

  • Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students.



The student of character:

  • Consistently exemplifies positive and desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability).

  • Cooperates by complying with all school policies and regulations and codes of student conduct

  • Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously

  • Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty, academic integrity, and reliability.

  • Regularly exhibits courtesy, concern, and respect for others.

  • Complies with instructions and rules, and displays personal responsibility.


Current Members:

Class of 2020

Alyssa Andress

Mason DeFoe

Joslyn Ebert

Carolyn Schultz

Emily Shirek