~Lakewood Catholic Academy National Junior Honor Society ~
Character Acknowledgement Form
Having and displaying qualities of good character is one of the five pillars on which the National Junior Honor
Society is based. The moral values of character that the National Junior Honor Society promotes should be upheld
and demonstrated in and out of school and among all groups of people.
~According to the National Junior Honor Society, the Standards of Good Character are exhibited in a student who:
*Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously
*Consistently exemplifies desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability)
*Upholds principles of morality and ethics
*Cooperates by complying with school regulations concerning property, programs, office, hall, etc.
*Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and reliability
*Regularly shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others
*Observes instructions and rules, is punctual and faithful inside and outside the classroom
*Has powers of concentration, self-discipline and sustained attention as shown by perseverance and
application to studies
*Manifests truthfulness in acknowledging obedience to rules; avoiding cheating in written work, and
showing unwillingness to profit from the mistakes of others
*Actively helps rid the school of bad influence or environment.
The three signatures below are required by persons willing to testify to the candidate’s good character as defined
in the standards of The National Junior Honor Society listed above. NONE of the persons who sign this form may
be related to the prospective National Junior Honor Society candidate.
I testify that _____________________________ is, in my opinion, in compliance with the Standards of
Name of Student
Character expected of all National Junior Honor Society Members.
1) Teacher Name (please print): ____________________________Date: ________________________
Teacher Signature ___________________________________
2) Peer Name (please print): ________________________________Date ________________________
Peer Signature ___________________________________
3) Adult* (please print): _________________________________
Adult Signature _____________________________________
* Adult must be someone outside of the school.