The G.C. Hawley Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society was founded in 1986.
Each spring, new members are inducted into the Hawley Chapter that exemplify the ideals of Character, Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Citizenship.
Founded in 1929, The National Junior Honor Society to recognize and encourage academic achievement while also developing other characteristics essential to citizens in a democracy. Through the NJHS chapter service activities and academic standards members maintain and extend the qualities that won them selection. This year, members of the Hawley Chapter have committed themselves to completing twenty-four hours of service. Major service projects include Adopt-A-Highway, Relay for Life, and a school-wide recycling program.
In order to be eligible for spring induction, students must meet the following criteria for the year they are to be inducted (criteria adopted by the HMS Faculty Council 8/2010):
- The student must be in the seventh or eighth grade at G.C. Hawley Middle School.
- The student must earn a 93 or above overall average for the first three nine weeks in the year they are to be inducted, and have no grade lower than a 77.
- The student must not be assigned to the Center for Alternative Learning, In School Suspension or Out of School Suspension.
- The student must not be found guilty of cheating or plagiarizing.