National Honor Society

NHS membership is based on Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.

All Juniors and Seniors with a cumulative 3.40 (weighted) GPA are considered for NHS. The students fill out a Student Activity Information Form and are evaluated on the basis of Service, Leadership, and Character. Inductions of those students selected are held in the fall of the Junior and Senior year.



Elizabeth Mauriello (

Randi Trzesinski (


2019-2020 Officers

President: Alexa Porter

Vice President: Roshnee Roberts

Secretary: Alyssa Gruneberg

Treasurer: Kiana Macharia

Historian: Adam Mostafa

Parliamentarian: Ken Rodrigues


Oakland Mills High School Chapter Bylaws

This version of the bylaws was approved by a 2/3 majority of voting members on January 12, 2016. If a member has a question/concern about any of the bylaws, please see one of the officers.


NHS National Constitution

The following version of the NHS National Constitution was approved for all chapters on November 6, 2015, by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Board of Directors. This is the most recent edition for use by chapters.


NHS Handbook

Includes additional information and guidance on the NHS National Constitution.


NHS Candidates:

Please complete all sections of the Student Activity Form. In order to edit the form, please "Make a Copy" (found under the File menu within Google Docs) that will be added to your Google Drive. All information must be typed, printed, signed by you and your Parent/Guardian, and submitted to Mrs. Mauriello or Ms. Trzesinski no later than Friday, September 20, 2019. Do not be modest. Every bit of information will be used by the Faculty Council to assist with the fair consideration of your candidacy during the selection process.

Completion and submission of this form does not guarantee selection.

If you have any questions about the form, contact: Mrs. Mauriello ( or Ms. Trzesinski (


Responsibilities of Members:

  • Maintain 3.40 cumulative GPA (weighted)
  • Participate in chapter service projects and individual service activities (32 hours/year)
  • Accept leadership responsibilities
  • Model high standards of character expected of NHS members
  • Pay dues established by the chapter
    • Payment Options:
      • Cash
      • Check (made payable to Oakland Mills High School)
      • Online (please note there is a 4% convenience fee)
  • Attend membership meetings held monthly


Volunteer Opportunities

Service hours are due each month. To submit your service hours, complete the Volunteer Record Sheet and turn it in at the monthly meeting. You may also turn your hours in to Ms. T or the vice president.

In need of service hours? There are always opportunities available. Here are some places you might want to check out:

  • A fantastic resource! This site lists numerous service opportunities in Howard County. You can search by your zip code to find local places. You can even refine your search to include only those places that are appropriate for teens.

Grassroots Crisis Intervention

  • Volunteer opportunities with this local organization, including making/delivering bag lunches for their shelter, helping with holiday donations, and making items like curtains, placemats, and laundry bags for shelter clients.

Are you currently doing weekly/monthly service? Does your organization need more volunteers? Spread the word! Let your fellow NHS members know about these opportunities.

Elizabeth Mauriello |
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