National English Honor Society

Members of this organization endeavor to advance the study of all areas of English and to foster a spirit of fellowship among students excelling in all facets of the English language arts, ever keeping in mind the national motto “Duty goes with honor.”


Students in grades 11-12 who meet the following requirements will be invited to apply. The application will include a well-written, topic-driven essay, reviewed by a faculty committee. 

The following qualifications are required for induction. 

  • 90% or higher in junior level AP English
  • 90% or higher in sophomore level honors English
  • 75 completed STA service hours
  • No disciplinary or attendance issues
  • Overall GPA: 3.5 (unweighted) or higher

A one time membership fee of $25 will be assessed at the time of induction.

To sustain membership, members must maintain the semester A average and complete a minimum of five (5) service hours as well as participate in NEHS activities and meetings. Each member will enter at least one essay contest, provided on our NEHS Blackboard account. 


President Dylan McGarry
VP: Literary Outreach Sofia Castro
VP: Community Outreach Caroline Nolan
Literary Outreach  Gaby Little
Community Outreach  Johan Basi
Chief Spectrum Editor Izzy Longo
Technology Director Joelle Asante
Scholarship Director Jenna Keith
Scholarship Director Kelly O'Bryan
Treasurer Ben Chenven
Secretary Sofia Alvarez