• Quill and Scroll Honor Society

     

    Advisor: Dr. Deirdre Faughey

    Contact: dfaughey@obenschools.org

    Grade Levels: 9-12

    Meeting Times: Fridays to be announced

    Location: Room 101 or 207

     

    Description: Quill and Scroll is the international honor society that recognizes students for their exemplary writing and other phases of journlaistic work. Students are considered for their contributions to The Harbour Voice, Agapae, or Yearbook. The purpose of Quill and Scroll is to instill in students the ideals of scholarship and the standards of the journalism professino by developing better journalists, inculcating a higher code of ethics, promoting exact and dispassionate thinking, and exercising clear and forceful writing. 

     

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Candidate must have classifcation of sophomore, junior or senior status. 
    • Candidate must have the equivalent of a B grade average, or be in the upper third of their class in general scholastic standing, either for the year of their election or for the cumulative total of all high school work.
    • Candidate must have done superior work in some phase of journalism or school media work.  They must be staffers of a magazine, newspaper, yearbook, news organization, online site or radio/television station at the school, or one conducted by an external organization. 
      • This entails written contributions to The Harbour Voice that resulted in publication AND/OR contributing to the layout and publication of The Harbour Voice, Agapae, or Yearbook by attending meetings on a regular basis (at least 75% attendance). 
    • Candidate must be recommended by the supervisor or by the committee governing the media. 
    • Candidate must be approved by the Quill and Scroll Executive Director. 

     

     Selection Criteria:

    •  Coming soon! 

     

    Acceptance Criteria:

    •  Coming soon! 

     

    Application Availability:  By Invitation Only! 

     

    Application Deadline: TBA

     

    Induction Ceremony: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm