National Honor Society

National Honor Society Pre-Application Announcement for the Classes of 2018 & 2019


Applications for the Rev. James Bowler, SJ. Chapter of the National Honor Society are due Friday, September 8, 2017. The application and forms are currently posted on Schoology for those students eligible for acceptance.


Criteria for NHS Membership

1.       Scholarship: Students who have completed either their sophomore or junior year in June 2017 and who have attained a 3.400 or higher yearly and cumulative GPA will be invited by Mr. Dee via Schoology in late July to apply. Eligible applicants will be enrolled in a special course titled, “2017 Invited to Apply to NHS: Section 1.”

2.       Leadership: The applicant must currently be involved in at least two extracurricular activities (either inside or outside of school). In addition, the applicant must also serve in at least one leadership role in the community, in their church, or at Prep. A signed letter of recommendation (blank recommendation form found on Schoology) from an adult from one of the leadership or extracurricular organizations is required.

3.       Character:   The applicant must pass screening by the Fairfield Prep faculty. Teachers will receive the list of eligible applicants in late August.

4.       Timeline:  

July 2017                          Applicants will be contacted and invited to apply based on a yearly and cumulative GPA of 3.400 as of June 2017. Applications will be posted to the class on Schoology.


August 2017                     Faculty screening of eligible applicants will begin in August.


September 8, 2017           Applications are due (application and recommendation form) on Friday, September 8, 2017 by 3:00PM. All applications must be submitted to Schoology.


September 18, 2017        Students will receive notification if they have or have not been admitted to the National Honor Society


September 28, 2016         Honors Awards and NHS Induction Ceremony

St. Thomas Aquinas Church

1719 Post Road

Fairfield, CT 06824

7:30PM – 9:00PM


Contact Mr. Timothy Dee at with any questions regarding the National Honor Society.

Fairfield Prep
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield CT, 06824
P 203.254.4200   F 203.254.4108
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