National Art Honor Society

  • The National Art Honor Society is sponsored by The National Art Education Association, the world’s largest professional art education association and a leader in educational research, policy, and practice for art education. It recognizes outstanding artistic scholarship and service to school and community through the development of artistic endeavors together with a strong moral character. 

    The purpose of this organization is to:

    • Inspire and recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in art;
    • Foster excellence and a dedicated spirit to the pursuit of art;
    • Further creative abilities and talents of the Society’s members, as well as the school’s entire
      student art enrollment;
    • Aid members in working toward the attainment of their highest potential in an art area;
    • Bring art to the attention of the school and community;
    • Increase an awareness of art in relation to other areas of the school curriculum; and
    • Further aesthetic awareness in all aspects of the school’s total program

    Candidates for membership:

    • shall demonstrate art scholarship/leadership, service, and character;
    • shall be a student enrolled in grade 9, 10, 11, or 12, and have completed a period equivalent to
      one semester of art;
    • shall have a minimum art average of 89.49 from the previous art year;
    • shall be enrolled in a Massapequa High School or Ames art course;
    • shall maintain a report card average of 84.49 or higher;
    • shall have the endorsement of a current Massapequa art educator.

    Once you become a member you must also:

    • complete ART Community Service Hours;
    • participate in various arts activities within district;
    • attend more than 50% of scheduled virtual monthly meetings held on Google Meet.

    After a review by the Art Faculty, successful candidates will be invited to the Spring induction ceremony. 

National Art Honor Society