The Importance Of Being An Honoree Of Nhs Essay

1302 Words Sep 30th, 2015 6 Pages
To get inducted into National Honors Society, an individual must possess and demonstrate the four following qualities which are: scholarship, leadership, service and character. Being a part of National Honors Society is more than just something students can put on a college application form. It’s a responsibility we as potential candidates are supposed to fulfill, as we are expected to continue possessing the four important qualities for the rest of our high school careers. In this paper, I will strive to prove that I am willing to take up that responsibility and to show that I possess all of the requirements needed to be a member of such a prestigious organization.
One of the aspects of being an honoree of NHS is having scholarship. To many people, we have different reasons in starting to want to maintain high grades. For me, a specific event that I still think of daily for motivation, ignited my passion into getting the best grades possible. When I was 8 years old, I went to my cousin’s high school graduation ceremony and watched him walk to the stage and deliver the valedictorian address. Before the graduation, I remember asking my Mom what a valedictorian was and after her explanation I just felt very proud and anticipated to tell my friends and teachers the next day that I have a cousin that has been given such an amazing title. The whole time I watched him say his speech, my whole body was filled with longing of wanting to be in the same exact position he was in. Ever…

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