Honor Societies

Marshall HS offers 15 honor societies.

  • Chinese Honor Society 

  • Chinese Honor Society’s objective is to acknowledge the superior achievement of students studying Chinese as a second language. Like other honor societies, the Chinese Honor Society not only recognizes high scholastic achievement but also good character, leadership, and service. Members should exemplify all these standards.  The Society’s goal is to promote enthusiasm for Chinese language learning and culture, commitment to advanced study, and greater cross-cultural understanding.

  • DECA Honor Society 

  • DECA Honor Society is recognizing high achieving students involved in the DECA organization.

  • English Honor Society 

  • The National English Honor Society (NEHS is the only national organization exclusively for high school students and faculty) who, in the field of English, merit special note for past and current accomplishments. Immediate benefits of affiliation will be recognition, scholarship eligibility, and opportunities for national networking with others who share an enthusiasm for, and accomplishment in, the language arts.

  • French Honor Society

  • The French Honor Society not only recognizes high scholastic achievement but also good character, leadership, and service. Members should exemplify all these standards. The Society’s goal is to promote enthusiasm for French and Francophone language learning and culture, commitment to advanced study, and a greater cross-cultural understanding. This Society is open to IB French students, and junior and senior French students in good standing.

  • Latin Honor Society

  • The Latin Honor Society is an honorary organization for students who have exhibited excellence in the study of the Latin language. Students in the Latin Honor Society must demonstrate dedication and enthusiasm for the language.

  • Math Honor Society

  • Math Honor Society is dedicated to inspiring and cultivating an interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics through meetings, activities, and programs. Members are students that have excelled in and have a passion for math.

  • National Art Honor Society 

  • The Art Honor Society exists as a way to inspire and recognize students who have shown outstanding ability and passion for art, and as a way to promote a broader awareness in the school and local community about the value of the Arts. Membership in NAHS is available to all currently enrolled Visual Arts students (grades 10-12) with a grade of at least a B+ in their Visual Arts course(s). Eligible students will be invited to apply for membership, during the 1st quarter of the school year, by their art teacher.

  • National Honor Society

  • The National Honor Society (NHS) is a recognition program for high school students in grades 10-12 in the United States and in several other countries. NHS honors those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

  • National Technical Honor Society

  • The goal of the society is to see that deserving technical students be recognized and that people of the community become aware of the talents and abilities of the young people and adults who choose technical education pathways to a successful future. The seven attributes of NTHS membership are skill, honesty, service, responsibility, scholarship, citizenship, and leadership, or understanding gained through experience or study.

  • Quill and Scroll Journalism International Honor Society

  • Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists was organized April 10, 1926, at the University of Iowa by renowned pollster George H. Gallup and a group of high school advisers for the purpose of encouraging and recognizing individual student achievement in journalism and scholastic publication. The honor society is open to junior and senior students who have performed well academically and have done superior work as a member of one of Marshall’s student publications. Interested students must be recommended by the publication’s adviser.

  • Science Honor Society

  • The organization of the Science National Honor Society is one of volunteers who are teachers, scientists, and business people. These people are dedicated to creating a new cadre of scientific young people who will help to run tomorrow's high tech world.

  • Social Studies Honor Society

  • The Social Studies Honor Society is established for high school juniors and seniors who demonstrate excellent academic performance in the discipline, provide service toward their school or community, and exhibit attributes of leadership and good citizenship. Bi-monthly meetings offer a variety of ways to advance understanding in the Social Studies including debates, film viewings, and guest presentations.  Membership requirements include a 3.5 GPA in Social Studies classes and an overall GPA of 3.0.  Membership is also offered to IB Diploma Candidates who write their Extended Essay in Social Studies and achieve a 6 or higher; and students who have completed at least 75% of their Civics Seal requirements by their senior year.

  • Spanish Honor Society

  • The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH) is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and PortugueseIt was formally organized as the Spanish National Honor Society in 1953. The name was changed to Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica in 1959. At present there are over 2,000 national and international chapters. The purpose of the society is to recognize high achievement of high school students in the Spanish and Portuguese languages and to promote a continuing interest in Hispanic and Portuguese studies.

  • Theatre Honor Society

  • The Theatre Honor Society is the only organization to honor secondary school students for outstanding work in theatre. The society focuses on the students; their achievements, involvement, and access to quality theatre arts instruction Thespian membership is granted for the performance of meritorious work in theatre arts which meets the Society’s general guidelines.

  • Tri-M Music Honor Society

  • Tri-M Music Honor Society is an international music honor society designed to recognize students for their academic and musical achievements, reward them for their accomplishments and service activities, and to inspire other students to excel at music and leadership.