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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 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 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. Advisor: Stephen Barbarossa

World Language Honor Societies

Advanced-level world language students are invited to join the American Sign Language, French, German, Latin or 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 May. Mentor: Myrna Moffat

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.