National Honor Society


            Waterbury Career Academy High School is a member of the National Honor Society of Secondary Schools.

            Qualifications for membership are based on the four pillars of the National Honor Society: character, scholarship, leadership, and service.

           SCHOLARSHIP: A student must have an average of 85 minimum (3.5 GPA).

           LEADERSHIP: A student must be actively involved in at least two school clubs, organizations or sports for aperiod of two years.

           CHARACTER: Students will meet the Character standard with the following:  

  • Two written letters of recommendation from teachers.
  • Recommendation from a guidance counselor.
  • Recommendation from a vice-principal.
  • No discipline referral which resulted in an out-of-school suspension.

           SERVICE: A student must have rendered to the school or the community at least ten (10) service hours per school year at the time of application for membership.

            A faculty council of 6 members will review applications and consider a student’s eligibility on the four qualities listed above.

Waterbury Career Academy High School
175 Birch Street
Waterbury, CT 06704
Phone: 203-574-6000

Fax: 203-578-3929