Honor Societies

National Honor Society
nhsThe National Honor Society is an organization which focuses on Service, Leadership, and Character. To be considered for this prestigious honor, beginning in the sophomore year, a student must maintain a 3.75 GPA and display exemplary conduct. Becoming a member of the NHS provides students with many opportunities to serve and lead, not only at The King’s Academy but also in local communities.

Faculty Advisors: Deanna Mayer

National JH Society
njhsMembership in the National Junior Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a junior high school student. To be considered for this prestigious honor, beginning in the seventh grade, a student must maintain a 3.75 GPA and display exemplary conduct.  The NJHS has worked hard to bring the accomplishments of outstanding students to the attention of parents, teachers, peers, and the community.  Chapters in more than 12,500 high schools across the nation strive to give practical meaning to the Society’s goals of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

Faculty Advisor: Donna Phillips and Valerie Breckenridge

National English Honor Society
nehsThe National English Honor Society (NEHS), founded and endorsed by Sigma Tau Delta, is the only national organization exclusively for high school students and faculty who merit special note for past and current accomplishments in the field of English. The King’s Academy Chapter is made up of a collection of members interested in the field of English. Induction into society membership brings immediate benefits of affiliation, such as national recognition, scholarship eligibility, and opportunities for national networking with others who share enthusiasm for, and accomplishment in, the language arts.

Faculty Advisor: Helga Collins Denise Brown

National Math Honor Society
nmhsMu Alpha Theta is a National Mathematics Honor Society for sophomores, juniors, and seniors on a college preparatory mathematics track, with a combined unweighted math GPA of at least 3.75. If you can maintain these requirements and an exceptional disciplinary record, you may be considered for this honor.

Faculty Advisor: Tammy Richardson

National Science Honor Society

The Science National Honor Society for Secondary Schools (SNHS) welcomes all qualified secondary school students to participate in and to be recognized for scientific excellence. The purpose of the SNHS is to encourage participation in and recognition of scientific and intellectual thought, to advance the nsnsstudents’ knowledge of classical and modern science, to communicate with the scientific community, to aid the civic community with its comprehension of science, and to encourage students to participate in community service and, in turn, encourage a dedication to the pursuit of scientific knowledge that benefits all mankind.Our local chapter of the SNHS at The King’s Academy will also seek to integrate our understanding of science with a firm foundation of belief in God. God reveals Himself through His creation and science is a way to understand that creation.

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Arrington

National Social Studies Honor Society

The mission and the purposes of the Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society shall be: to promote scholarship and to recognize academic excellence in social studies among high school students, Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Societyto provide through its local chapters opportunities for exploration in the social studies in secondary school environments and the community, and to encourage interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies.  A member must have completed the 10th grade and be a current 11th grader or higher.  A member needs to maintain a cumulative 3.75 unweighted GPA in Social Studies and a cumulative 3.0 weighted overall GPA.  A member must also exemplify behavior that is in accord with the standards of The King’s Academy.

Faculty Advisor: Cathe Smythe

National Dance Arts Honor Society

The mission the National Honor Society for Dance Arts is to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students and to foster an appreciation for dance as a national honor society for dance artstrue art form and one worthy of recognition and prestige.  A member must have completed one full year of Dance (High School level).  A member needs to maintain a cumulative 3.5 unweighted GPA in Dance and a cumulative 3.0 weighted overall GPA.  A member must also exemplify behavior that is in accord with the standards of The King’s Academy.

Faculty Advisor: Kathy Higgins

National Chinese Honor Society

nchsNational Chinese Honor Society (NCHS) is a scholastic organization that promotes and recognizes students who demonstrate citizenship, leadership, and community service. The purpose of the National Chinese Honor Society is to encourage its members to become life-long learners in order to gain a better understanding of Chinese language and culture, as well as to play an active role as a contributing global citizen in the twenty-first century.To be considered for this prestigious honor, a student must be a full time high school student (grades 9 – 12) who has studied Chinese for four semesters in high school with an average of B or higher. A qualified candidate is someone who is willing to work with the school chapter advisor, as well as with other students, to serve as a positive role model in the area of Chinese studies.

Faculty Advisor: Jin Yan

National Spanish Honor Society

The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH) is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish. Its’ mission is to recognize high school achievement in Spanish and to promote interest Spanish Honor Societyin Hispanic studies.  A member must be in the 10th grade or higher and have completed 3 semesters of High School Spanish.  A member needs to maintain a cumulative 3.75 unweighted GPA in Spanish and a cumulative 3.0 weighted overall GPA.  A member must also exemplify behavior that is in accord with the standards of The King’s Academy.

Faculty Advisor: Roberto Silva and Lourdes Torres


Tri-M Honor Society
tri_mTri-M is the international honor society recognizing secondary music students for their musical ability, academic excellence, school involvement, and community service.

Faculty Advisor: Sonia Santiago