Overview of Specific Honor Societies

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In the United States, there are about seventy different honor societies that you could join in college. Honor societies can be a great thing to help boost your resume or CV. You will also learn things that you never would’ve been able to learn in a classroom setting. You may also make some great friendsContinue Reading
The Honor Society Museum is honored to preserve not only the accolades of past leaders, but pieces of history, frozen in their own time. This is a vintage Certificate from the National Honor Society of Secondary Schools, Desert Storm ‘91. Through the power of connection and service to the community, the leaders of tomorrow areContinue Reading
20th Century  
No matter what year it is, high school graduates always have that look in their eye–proud, excited and ready for what the future holds! Look at the happy faces this Norton Center High School Class of 1943 photo! Preserving the relics of our past is something we’re so honored to do. It’s important for societies,Continue Reading
20th Century, High School  
Did you know there are a number of societies that recognize individuals for their relation to those who founded this country? We were pleased to get our hands on this copy of the “National Society Sons of the American Revolution 2015 Membership Directory.” Community service, personal/professional growth and a desire to network with the worldContinue Reading
21st Century, Historical

April 30, 2019

Antique Cabinet Photo of Young Woman

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This antique cabinet photo of young woman shows off the style of the times for college students over a century ago, and the Honor Society Museum feels so privileged to get this glimpse into the past. he Honor Society Museum is dedicated to preserving the awards and accolades of the leaders of our past soContinue Reading
19th Century, Historical
While there are texts that contain at least 300 years of information, Phi Beta Kappa also felt it would be easier to break down their history into segments for future generations to read about. This is best illustrated by this book, “Fifty Years of Phi Beta Kappa at Stanford,” covering the years 1891-1941. Phi BetaContinue Reading
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Aside from antique items, the Honor Society Museum also works to preserve very RARE items, like this 1936 Los Angeles Banks School Savings/Associate Honor Pupil Thrift Certificate. The Honor Society Museum believes in preserving the rich history, values, and traditions of honor societies from both the past and present. Many of the accolades and awardsContinue Reading
20th Century, Historical
It’s amazing to take a look back into time to see what the fearless leaders of our past looked like in their youth. Look at those big smiles on this panoramic class photo of the Sophomore Class at Carleton College in 1947. This is nearly an 80-year old photo, and yet you can clearly seeContinue Reading
20th Century, Historical

April 24, 2019

Williamsburg Virginia Medal, 1976

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The Honor Society Museum houses a large number of different pins and medals, ranging from the 1700’s to today. Here is a Williamsburg Virginia Medal from 1976. While this is relatively modern, don’t forget that 1976 was still 43 years ago! Many of the medals have been updated to reflect the look and feel ofContinue Reading
20th Century, Historical
While members of these societies often wore badges, the presidents of these chapters often received special pins to wear all at once, like these vintage Phi Beta Kappa Society Chapter President medals. Items like this and many others show how the members of yesterday, as well as today, show off their pride for their organizationContinue Reading
Historical, Honor Society

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