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No honor conferred by the school excels that represented by the National Hon-
or Society. It represents the fundamental objectives for which schools are instituted
and gives recognition to those who have attained most nearly the desired ends.
Other honors at the disposal of the school are only partial in the sense that they
recognize specialized ability, skill or talent. Throughout history man has recognized
the value of such distinction and in one way or another has marked for special hon-
or those who excel. Ancient and medieval universities established their honor socie-
ties. ln modern times, the coveted honor or election to Phi-Beta Kappa outranks all
other distinctions in universities. ln your election to the National Honor Society,
the faculty is honoring you for the attainments you have already made, and is show-
ing its faith in you that you will continue to excel and thus cherish the ideals of this
The Constitution of this national organization recognizes four cardinal princi-
ples as fundamental in all educational practices: 'QScholarship, character, leadership,
Not more than 15 per cent of any 4A class, not more than 10 per cent of any
415 class, and not more than 5 per cent of any' 3A class may be elected into the so-
ciety. Any active member who falls below the standards which were the basis of
his election to membership shall be dropped from the chapter.
It is often asked how members are chosen to this organization. Grades for the
first and second years are counted along with the grades of later years, and a list of
pupils is submitted to the teachers for their consideration. This convinces you that
it is not the record of one year nor the opinion of one teacher that determines the
election. It is rather the record you have made with every teacher you have come in
contact with since the first day you entered school until the day of your election to the
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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
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PLEDGE O11 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
I pledge myself to uphold the high purposes of this Society to which I
have been elected, striving in every way, by word and deed, to make its ideals
the ideals of my school.
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