Secondary Honor Society
Chapter Sponsor: Mr. Brian Winn Grades: 9-11
NHSDA Secondary Program Goals:
1. To identify honor students (grades 11 & 12) for nomination to the NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award, one of the highest honor programs for dance in the United States.
2. To promote a desire for life-long learning in the field of dance.
3. To encourage an understanding of, and an appreciation for, dance as an art form and
develop knowledgeable audiences for tomorrow.
Induction into NHSDA Secondary Program is earned through the accumulation of 30 points awarded for meritorious work in dance that meets the honor society’s general guidelines (see National Induction Point System).
Grade Point Average (GPA): Students must earn a GPA of at least 3.0 for NHSDA Induction.
Demonstration of Character: This category reflects the student’s demonstration of collaborative
teamwork, motivation, and leadership.
Students must apply at www.nhsda-ndeo.org by September 15 (extended to October 1).
YOU MUST SPELL YOUR NAME CORRECTLY and exactly as how you would like it to be printed on their induction certificate – it will cost you another $8 if you need to reorder the certificate to fix a misspelled name!
Fees: Grades 9-11: $15 (includes $8 one-time induction fee and $7 for the pin.
Seniors: $30 (includes $8 one-time induction fee, $7 for the pin and $15 honors chord)
Ceremony: The induction ceremony will be in January for Seniors and March-April (grades: 6th-11th). All points must be completed by the designated time to prior to the induction ceremony. Dates will be announced. Seniors will be inducted in January.