National Junior Honor Society


The Richard H. Gettys Chapter

of the
National Junior Honor Society

National Junior Honor Society

To be eligible for membership consideration, candidates must be in eighth grade and meet several criteria to include high standards of service, leadership, and character.

As members of NJHS, these students will engage in a number of individual and chapter service projects such as Run for 51, which raises money and awareness of domestic violence. Students will raise money for several organizations including United Way, Meals on Wheels, Mary’s House, Safe Harbor, and Make a Wish Foundation.  Students also volunteer in the community for a minimum of twenty-five hours to fulfill membership responsibilities.  

NJHS is the nation’s oldest and best-known student recognition program for middle level students and was founded in 1929 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. 

Candidates, once selected, will receive more information along with their invitation to join the National Junior Honor Society. 

NJHS Faculty Advisor:  Tara Hamlett (864)397-3959  TaraHamlett@pickens.k12.sc.us