The Dunham School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society( NJHS) recently inducted 27 new members during a brief ceremony held recently in the Brown-Holt Auditorium on the Dunham campus.
New NJHS members include 6th graders Benjamin Barton, Taylor Brasell, Ethan Courter, Charlie Dantin, Mason Elliott, Julian Faulk, Jorj Filler, Londyn Godley, Mallory Golightly; Katie Harris, Nathan Hays, Michael Hoard, Claire McIlwain, Clay Pecur, Adrian Raymond, Kai Washington, and Mason Wild; 7th graders Samantha Donadieu, Hannah Grace Erikson, Hayden Fontenot, Grant Lusco, Mackenna Sink and Rachel Stanger; and 8th graders Ava Creeley, Hailey Malik and Catherine Van Haute.
Middle School students (grades 6-8) are selected for membership in the Dunham chapter of NJHS on the basis of outstanding scholarship, character, leadership, citizenship, and service and must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 in core classes for current school year. (Students in advanced or higher level courses must have a 3.8 cumulative GPA with As in all non-advanced classes).
Dunham NJHS members are required to are required to maintain a 3.8 GPA and complete 2 service hours per quarter each year. They are also required to participate in our yearly group service projects such as the Food Drive, Laundry Love and others.
The NJHS is an international student organization, founded by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, consisting of chapters in middle schools (grades 6-10) in the United States, Puerto Rico, other U.S. Territories and Canada.