Science Honor Society

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Society's Objectives:

- Encourage and recognize scientific and intellectual thought

Advance the students' knowledge of classical and modern science

Communicate with the scientific community

Aid the civic community with its comprehension of science

Encourage students to participate in community service and in turn, encourage a dedication to the pursuit of scientific knowledge that benefits all humankind

Advisor: Dr. Pnina Powell and Mrs. Grace Vangi Delise

Meetings:

The second Thursday of each month in Room 126 at the high school

Time 2:30 PM

Membership Information:

The Science National Honor Society is a prestigious organization dedicated to those students who excel in science. Its current members work hard and dedicate a great deal of their time to help the school and community. It is the prominent scientific organization that will engender a new group of young thinkers who will be the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration for America. Since membership is not open to everyone, being selected is undoubtedly an honor.

Requirements for Membership:

Students are chosen in the 11th and 12th grade

Students must earn a 90 or higher GPA in science courses

Students must exemplify scholarship, leadership, service, and character

Students must be enrolled in at least two honors or upper level science class during or prior to the eleventh grade year

Students must have earned 85 or higher in their regent exams. Anything less than 85 is unacceptable for membership into SNHS

Students must fill out the application correctly (does not guarantee selection)

Membership Duties:

Members must maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA throughout the science curriculum

Must be enrolled in an honors or upper level science class during their eleventh and twelfth grade year

Members must take four or more courses (full year) of science during high school

Members must always exemplify scholarship, leadership, service, and character

Members must attend all SNHS meetings

Members must participate in SNHS events - bake sales and other fundraisers, MS Walk, College Visits to both FIU and St. Thomas University's Science Departments

Members must participate in science academic competitions

Members must attend one local chapter officer's science lecture annually

*Failure to complete any of the requirements listed above may result in termination from the Hicksville Chapter of the Science National Honor Society.