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Honor Societies

National Honor Society

In order to apply for admission to, or maintain membership in, the Excalibur Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS), a student must:

  • have attended Kennedy Catholic High School for at least three (3) consecutive semesters;
  • currently have and continue to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.60 (grade point average will not be rounded to meet the minimum requirement);
  • be presently enrolled in at least two honors-level courses; and
  • have completed or be in the process of completing the number of honors-level courses outlined in the chart below, as determined by the student’s year in school. These honors-level courses may be taken concurrently.

Year in School Vs. Minimum Number of Honors-Level Courses in Progress or Completed:
Sophomore - 3
Junior - 5
Senior - 7

Each year in the spring, students are inducted into the Kennedy Catholic Excalibur Chapter of the National Honor Society. This society is advised by Stephen Barbarossa.

World Language Honor Societies

Advanced-level world language students are invited to join the American Sign Language, French, Mandarin, Spanish or Heritage Spanish Honor Society based on stated grade pre-requisites. Senior members receive an honor cord at graduation. A World Language Honor Society Initiation ceremony is held in March. 

International Thespian Society

The International Thespian Society is an honor society for high school and middle school theatre students. It is a division of the Educational Theatre Association. Thespian inductees have completed over 100 hours of theatre arts and/or related disciplines.