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ARISTA - National Honor Society






The National Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. 


Arista Qualifications


 ·       Applicants must have an overall weighted average of 90% or above on their transcript by February of junior year.

  ·       Applicants must have completed 3 full semesters at Francis Lewis High School.

  ·       Applicants may only apply for Arista in junior year.

  ·       Applicants must complete at least 25 hours of community service outside of school since 9th grade. Service must be done                        without any monetary compensation. Examples include homeless shelters, Meals on Wheels, blood drives, day care youth                    worker, Candy Striper, clean-ups, political campaign, tutoring, canned food drives, etc.

  ·       Applicants must perform school community service. This includes: S.O. leadership positions; athletic teams; JROTC; clubs;                band; chorus; school publications; theatrical performances; school service.

  ·       A mandatory requirement for all Arista members is to serve as peer tutors during senior year and assist at Parent/Teacher                     Conference.

 ·       Applicants must demonstrate active school community service while as a member.

 ·       Members must maintain a 90%+ average in senior year on their transcript.

 ·       Members must have satisfactory attendance at Arista meetings.