National Honor Society Four Pillars Analysis

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The National Honor Society contains four qualities which encompasses it. These

traits are scholarship, character, service, and leadership. These four pillars define the

Honors Society and can also be used to portray myself.

The quality of scholarship. Scholarship is defined as a commitment to learning. A

person is eager to spend time to learn and nurture his/her mind to grow in knowledge.

The person does not look to the reward but does his/her best effort in order to grow in

knowledge and understanding. I believe this quality describes me because I am a diligent

person. I enjoy learning and sharing my knowledge with others. My preferred subjects

are English, History, and Language. I use flashcards as a method of studying and
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Leadership defined is a person who takes

initiative to aid others during their every day activities. They makes sacrifices of their

time and personal interests for others. I believe I fit this description because I take time

out of my day to help the people around me who need it. I help my sister with her English

homework. I also help classmates with their English work. I go to the nursing home with

my friend. I enjoy going to the nursing home and seeing all the elderly people who are

always so grateful when you help them. I do not have any living grandparents anymore

and it always makes me happy to visit the nursing home residents whom treat me like

their own grandchild. Leaders are normally thought as confident people. I am a shy

person who would not be considered an overly confident person. I do take charge when I

am sure that I am best fit for the task at hand.

I believe I portray all four qualities of the National Honor Society. I strive

through the aspect of scholarship to increase my knowledge. Through character I am

driven to make right choices throughout my life. Through service I give back to my

community and others. Lastly through leadership I take initiative to help others who

are in
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