National Honors Society for Dance Arts

Angela Floyd Schools has recently opened a Chapter of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts through NDEO (National Dance Education Organization). The mission of NHSDA is to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance and foster an appreciation for dance as a true art form and one worthy of recognition and prestige. *See below for more information.


2024 Junior Chapter Inductees
Sophia Reagan
Abigail Riffle
Rhiannon Sanchez
2024 Secondary Chapter Inductees
Juliet Chaltry
Elsie Greene
Chiannah Ruckart

2022 Members
Chloe Dodson

2020 Members
Jaelyn Fairchild

2019 Members
Madelyn Mundt
Ella Riehl
Leia Riehl
Breea Schoenthaler


  1. Dancers in grades 9-12 must achieve 30 points to be eligible for induction. Any combination of points may be used as long as the total is 30. Summer activities count towards points. Dancers in grades 6-8 must achieve 15 points to be eligible for induction.
  2. We will induct all dancers who meet the 30/15 point minimum and submit their summary and proof by  April 21, 2024 at the May 25, 2024 Spring Dance Concert. 
  3. Currently open to High School and Middle School AFS students only.
  4. Forms are available on our website
  5. Membership is optional.
The National Honor Society for Dance Arts is run on an institutional basis. Chapters at the Junior, Secondary, and Collegiate level are set up at individual schools, and only students who are enrolled at that school may apply for induction.  Individual students, not enrolled at a school that hosts a current NHSDA Chapter, are not eligible for induction. 


(All forms are on the website)

  1. Complete the pledge/induction form and return it (with the membership fee of $25) to Angela Floyd Schools by  April 21, 2024.
  2. Track and record points on the Point System Tracking Summary using the NHSDA Point System guidelines (download below). Dancers must submit a Summary and proof  April 21, 2024, for Spring Induction.
  3. Graduating Seniors who are inducted will be charged for honor cords ($17.50) and pins ($8.50) separately.
  4. 2024 Induction 

Download Pledge Sheet, Point System, and Point Tracking Summary.

Pledge Sheet
  • I pledge to continue my dance education while demonstrating teamwork, leadership, and a motivated spirit. I will work hard in school to maintain at least a 3.0 GPA, and I will record my earned points towards induction honestly and accurately.
  • This form indicates your interest in joining the NHSDA chapter at Angela Floyd Schools. You will be eligible for induction once all requirements have been met and membership payment has been made.

    Membership Fee is $25 (includes induction certificate) Optional fees include $8.50 for an honor pin (any inductee) and $15 for an honor cord (seniors only)

    The induction ceremony will be held in Spring 2024- TBD
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