The Four Pillars of National Honor Society

Jean Baptiste Recollet Chapter

North Muskegon High School


Scholarship is a student’s dedication to academic achievement and knowledge acquired through study. SCHOLARSHIP is defined as a “commitment to learning.” Scholarship is NOT an inherited quality, but one that is acquired and developed as a result of responsibility, diligence, and dedication. A scholar is willing to spend hours in reading and study, knowing the lasting benefits of a cultured and educated mind.


Leadership is a student’s ability to act as a role-model and have a positive and constructive influence on his or her community.

A student who exercises leadership:


Service is a student’s will to enrich the lives of others through dedicating his or her own time to make a difference.

A student who serves:


Character is an abstract evaluation of integrity, for it is the sum of one's qualities and actions. ; Character is not defined by what you did one time, but by what you do all the time and is therefore an essential manifestation of who you are.

A student of character: