Each spring, National Honor Society (NHS) chapters around the world hold induction ceremonies to welcome new members. For advisers, the induction ceremony is a major event that requires careful planning and preparation. Our store offers a wide range of high-quality induction gear, including certificates, pins, and banners. In this post, we’ll highlight induction essentials that every adviser needs to ensure a successful and memorable ceremony.

Certificates and Membership Cards: The induction ceremony is a special occasion that deserves special recognition. NHS certificates and membership cards serve as a tangible representation of the students’ achievements and serve as a keepsake they can cherish for years to come.

Decorations: Decorations can help set the mood and create a festive atmosphere for the induction ceremony. Consider purchasing banners or table drapes to decorate the room. Did you know that NHS offers customizable banners? Add your school or chapter name for a personalized touch!

Gifts: The NHS store is a one-stop-shop for medals, certificate frames, accessories, and so much more. You can also order personalized apparel for your chapter so your newly inducted students can show off their NHS pride!

With the right products and a little bit of planning, advisers can create a memorable experience for everyone involved. Be sure to choose the best products that fit your needs and budget to ensure a successful induction ceremony.

Order induction essentials on the NHS Store today!

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NHS/NJHS: Understanding the College Application Process

September 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Preparing to submit your college applications is exciting, but it can also stressful. Join us for an honest conversation about admission deadlines, application requirements, and frequently asked questions.

NHS/NJHS: How to Shine in Your Scholarship Applications

September 25, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Are you planning to complete the National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship application or apply for other scholarships this year? In this interactive workshop, students will hear tips and best practices for transforming their service and leadership experiences into compelling stories. These strategies will be directly applicable to the NHS Scholarship and also transferable to other scholarship and college applications. Students who register can attend the live session and pose questions to the presenters, or they can opt to watch a recording of the presentation after the live broadcast.

NHS/NJHS: Navigating the FAFSA

October 2, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

FAFSA completion is necessary to be considered for federal student financial aid, as well as for states and colleges determining eligibility for other financial aid. Expert presenters will provide plain-language instructions, plus practical advice and resources to make this important step in the college application process as stress-free as possible.

NHS/NJHS: First Steps in Writing Your College Essay

October 10, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Writing about yourself can be difficult, but it’s important to share your own unique story in your college essay. This session features guided activities and writing strategies to help applicants shine in preparing a personal statement.

NHS/NJHS: Your Guide to College Financial Aid

February 4, 2020, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

This session offers an introductory lesson on college financial aid literacy, including scholarship options, institutional aid, and the FAFSA. Knowledgeable panelists will share common terms, definitions, and resources aimed at helping viewers understand ways to pay for college. They will also help students and parents navigate the financial aid award package, with a special focus on the first-year award.

NHS/NJHS: Getting Started With Your College Search

April 15, 2020, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Join us for a comprehensive guide to the college search process—from developing your college list and researching schools to determining the best fit when you are unable to physically visit campuses. Presenters will also prepare you to interact with admissions officers and suggest questions you can ask to learn more about the culture of a college from a distance. Finally, the presenters will provide tips for preparing your application and answer your questions on how some colleges are responding to the impact of a worldwide pandemic on college admissions.

NHS/NJHS: You’re Accepted! Now What?

April 30, 2020, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Graduating from high school and preparing to take the next step in your education can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. High school seniors and college-bound students are uniquely feeling this combination of emotions this year with the nation-/world-wide impact of the coronavirus. Director of Student Leadership, Nara Lee will host this chat with education leaders to discuss how students can make a transition from high school to college, important strategies to consider as they plan for their future, even during an uncertain time.