NHS Candidate Information

  Candidate Form for NHS

In order to apply to be part of NHS, you must be a sophomore or junior and have a weighted cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher. Students eligible to fill out the form will receive an invitation letter at the start of Spring semester. 

Candidate Form
Teacher Recommendation

The following things are what we are looking for in candidates:
  • Dedication to: academics, service to others, involvement in AWest community, good relationships with peers and teachers, respectable reputation, and genuine interest in bettering yourself and others. 
Candidate Process will consist of:
  •  2 letters of recommendation from teachers and candidate form.
  •  Candidate form contains 6 sections: general information, extracurricular, leadership, character, service and a 350 word essay.

Submission of Candidate Form:

    1. You must download the candidate form from "Candidate Form" link 
    2. Title Candidate Form - "Last, First Name - 2019 NHS Candidate" 
    3. Share document with Angela Dryer (
    4. Email Candidate form (essays should be included in this document) to Mrs. Dryer at by Jan. 23rd by 3:15 pm. 
    5. TWO teacher of recommendations (one must be a current (2018-2019 school year) core academic teacher) - Teachers should return this to Mrs. Dryer by Jan. 23rd by 3:00 pm either through email, mailbox or in her hand. 

Workshops for Candidate Form:

1/17 during connections in N202
1/16 & 11/18 from 7:20-7:50 in N202

Questions?  Contact Mrs. Dryer at
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