Explain The Three Pillars Of The National Honor Society

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It is truly a great honor to be considered as a potential member of one of the most prestigious organizations in the country. The National Honor Society (NHS) is founded on three pillars: leadership, service, and character. These pillars are what every member of the NHS abides by daily. I believe I exemplify what the NHS was created for and would be a great addition to the organization. Leadership is a core part of what the NHS is all about. I have been able to exhibit my leadership skills through the Boy Scouts of America. I first joined Boy Scouts when I was only in 7th grade. I had no idea what the organization did or what they were known for. Nevertheless, I quickly realized how important Boy Scouts was to its community and also to my …show more content…

Every person is not the same; we all have something unique about ourselves that brings us closer in some way. I truly believe that every person can create their own future, but I know some people may need a guide to see the light toward their future. My friends always tell me how reliable I am to them; I act as their go-to person since I am willing to listen to their concerns. I communicate with them how to approach and handle situations, using prior experiences and knowledge I have gained, to ensure they are as successful as possible. The wisdom I obtained is largely due to my father. My father always told me to live my life to the fullest and always strive to go above and beyond, something I try to adhere to daily. He has been giving me life lessons and lectures since I was a baby that I thought were useless and repetitive, but I understood the importance of those lessons as I matured throughout my life. I understand that everyone’s childhood was different, and they may not have been as fortunate as I was to have someone act as a role model for them like my father is to me. Hence, I try to pass the wisdom my father gave to me to others around me so they can hopefully steer the ship in the right direction. I want to continue passing the lessons I learned to others around me and individuals in my community, and I believe being part of the NHS gives me the best opportunity to do

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