Oakcrest students who are inducted into honor societies all demonstrate high academic achievement, a spirit of service, and a passion for the subject.
Honor Society Requirements
English Honor Society
Membership in The Tolle Lege Chapter of the National English Honor Society is an honor bestowed on students in grades 10-12 who are selected by the members of the English department for their accomplishments in the field of English. Immediate benefits of affiliation will be national recognition, scholarship eligibility, and opportunities for national networking with others who share enthusiasm for and accomplishment in English.
Completion of two semesters at Oakcrest
An English average of 90.00%
Students should also evidence a passion for reading and writing
Latin Honor Society
The Oakcrest Chapter of the nationally recognized Junior Classical League Latin Honor Society, affiliated with the American Classical League, recognizes Upper School students in grades 10-12 for excellence in their command of the Latin language and for their study of its literature. It seeks to acknowledge and to highlight the contributions of the ancient world.
Students must be sophomore, junior or senior Latin students with a 90.00% or above average in Latin II or higher at the end of Semester I, be taking Latin for the entire year, and exemplify good citizenship.
Membership does not roll over from year to year; students must re-qualify for membership each year, fulfilling all requirements.
Math Honor Society
Mu Alpha Theta is an organization whose purpose is to stimulate interest in mathematics by providing public recognition of superior mathematical scholarship and by promoting various mathematical activities. It is co-sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America,
the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the American Mathematical Association of two-year colleges.
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors with an average: 87.00% or above and high school math courses cumulative.
Math course work: Students must have completed 2 semesters of Algebra I, 2 semesters of Geometry, and currently be enrolled in a high school math course.
National Honor Society
The Oakcrest Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Members of the NHS are selected by a majority vote of the Faculty Council on the basis of four demonstrated qualities: scholarship, leadership, service and character.
Completion of at least two semesters at Oakcrest.
A cumulative GPA of at least 87.00% in all academic subjects. Maintenance of a full academic course load.
If a student meets these academic qualifications, the Faculty Council determines whether a candidate also qualifies in the areas of service, leadership, and character.
Spanish Honor Society
Oakcrest School’s Spanish Honor Society is the Cervantino Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. The purpose of the Honor Society is to recognize student achievements in Spanish and to promote interest in Hispanic Studies. The Spanish Honor Society is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP).
Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors who have maintained a minimum average of 87.00%/B+ in the study of Spanish for three semesters, and have shown special interest in Spanish and Hispanic culture. Members must be currently enrolled in a Spanish course.
Honor Society Message from Alumna Father Dr. Jonathan Dort (Sophia '18)