"It's Smart To Do Art!"

The purpose of this chapter shall be to:
A. Inspire and recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in art
B. Foster excellence and a dedicated spirit to the pursuit of art
C. Further creative abilities and talents of the Society’s members, as well as the school’s entire student art enrollment
D. Aide members in working toward the attainment of their highest potential in an art area
E. Bring art to the attention of the school and community
F. Increase an awareness of art in relation to other areas of the school curriculum; and G.Further aesthetic awareness in all aspects of the school’s total program.

Membership Selection
1. Membership in this chapter shall be based upon art scholarship, service, and character.
To be eligible for selection in this chapter, the candidate must be a middle school student enrolled in 7th or 8th grade and have completed a period equivalent to one semester of art at Potomac Middle school.
An eligible candidate shall have a minimum art scholarship average of B, or this school’s equivalent.
Members may remain active during such time when there is no art on their class schedule. The selection of members to this chapter of the National Junior Art Honor Society shall be by recommendation from the art teacher and two other adults.

Criteria used to determine membership selection beyond teacher recommendation shall be set forth in this chapter’s bylaws.
Any member who falls below the standards that are the basis for selection shall be promptly warned and put on probation.