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Dominion Academy students aspire to embody the four pillars of the National Honor Society (NHS): scholarship, leadership, service, and character, as they are closely aligned with the Student Honor Code. Membership in the NHS is valued by our students, and it is a very active student organization. 


NHS service projects and activities include:

  • Coffee house to encourage student musical talent and raise funds for various local and global projects
  • Hands and Hearts Workday – an all-school community service project
  • Support for Dayton’s local refugee population through events like a coat drive, fall festival, and programs for tutoring children.
  • The Dominion Academy NHS chapter also maintains a very successful peer-to-peer tutoring program.



  • Scholarship:  a student (grade 10-12) must have a GPA of at least 3.25
  • Service: This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation.
  • Leadership: Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.
  • Character: The student of good character is cooperative; demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; and generally maintains a clean disciplinary record.


Students who meet the scholarship requirement will have an opportunity to complete a form  - and an essay - detailing their accomplishments in and commitment to service, leadership, and character.