National Honor Society

MEMBERSHIP:  Open to qualified Juniors and Seniors
NUMBER OF MEMBERS:  To be determined
MEETINGS:  Twice a month
CONTACT:  Ms. Toner


Senior and junior students at Rumson-Fair Haven are eligible to be considered for membership in the National Honor Society by attaining a GPA of 3.67 or better.  Academically eligible students must then meet the requirements of character, leadership, and service,  submitting candidate forms for evaluation by a standing committee. Members of the society perform service-oriented functions as requested.  Once inducted, members must complete a minimum of 15 hours of service each year, in addition to semester-long peer tutoring responsibilities.  


National Honor Society

This application is open to all Juniors and Seniors, who have maintained a cumulative weighted minimum GPA of 3.67 or higher at RFH. Please direct all questions to the advisors of the RFH Chapter of the National Honor Society, Mrs. Julie Brewington and Ms. Jaclyn Toner ( and ).


Requirements for membership application:

  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.67.
  • Students must prove an average of 15 hours per year of both leadership and service.  Rising seniors should have a minimum total of 45 hours each and rising juniors should have a minimum total of 30 hours each by the deadline for submission of the application. 
  • Students should have no record of academic dishonesty.
  • Students should maintain an untarnished character.  Students cannot have a record of external and/or internal suspension.
  • Students must complete the application form by the deadline.  Applications must be accompanied by a separate digital signature form by the adult sponsor verifying the description and the total number of hours completed.  The adult sponsors will receive a response receipt upon completion of the form.
  • Applications must be submitted in full by Friday, September 8th at 2:40 PM.  
  • Approval and induction into the RFH chapter of the National Honor Society will be based on a review of these criteria by a selection committee of teachers at RFH.
  • Approval will take place in October.
  • Induction will take place in December. 

Requirements for membership maintenance:

  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.67.
  • Students must complete 15 hours of service and 15 hours of leadership each year of membership.
  • Senior students must complete 9, 40-minute tutor sessions within a semester to take place during 9th period study hall unless otherwise arranged with the advisors.
  • Students must attend 75% of all NHS meetings.
  • A student may be dismissed if she/he/they violates the standards, obligations, or ideals of the National Honor Society.