National Honor Society (Press Release)
Local Elementary School Establishes New Honor Society Chapter Eagle Lake, Fl.
Eagle Lake Elementary has established a chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) to recognize its most outstanding students. Staff at the school were notified recently that their application to begin this prestigious new national student recognition program was approved by the national office and that they may now undertake the process of selecting new members for the 2016-2017 school year. More than just an honor roll, NEHS engages its members in service activities and leadership development that help strengthen the programs for all students at the school and improve life in the community. Eagle Lake Elementary joins elementary schools around the nation in establishing a program to promote excellence in academic achievement and involvement in leadership and service for the nation’s youngest students. Eagle Lake Elementary is the second public, non-charter school to have a chapter. The first induction ceremony to be held March 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria.
NEHS is a program of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) in partnership with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Foundation. “We are proud to recognize Eagle Lake Elementary as a new affiliate of the National Elementary Honor Society,” said JoAnn Bartoletti, executive director of NASSP. “As an NEHS affiliate, this school has indicated its commitment to acknowledging the hard work of high achieving and well-rounded students. It also signals support for the core values of the Honor Society—values that we believe enhance the life of every member and the entire school community.” The National Elementary Honor Society joins the National Honor Society (NHS) and the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) as the nation’s premier organizations recognizing outstanding students who demonstrate excellence in the areas of scholarship, responsibility, leadership, service, citizenship, and character. Established in 1921, the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) serves 30,000 elementary and middle school principals in the United States, Canada, and overseas. For more information about the National Elementary Honor Society, visit www.nehs.org.