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Special Types of Activities: Honor Societies

by Paul W. Terry & C. E. Hagie - 1926

The National Honor Society represents a deliberate attempt on the part of the National Association of Secondary School Principals to adapt the honor society idea to the American high school as it is organized today. The intention has been to formulate the standards of membership in such a way as to emphasize the development of all, rather than of a few, of the virtues of good school citizenship and to avoid any mistakes that might follow too close an adherence to the models of honor societies in colleges.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 25, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 27 Number 10, 1926, p. 149-164
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21422, Date Accessed: 10/27/2021 5:31:39 PM

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