BD Ambassadors are students who represent BD and act as envoys for the student community. Activities include the team to welcome new students, conduct tours, host visiting students, participation in Open House, Saints Day, Freshman Orientation, the Alumni Phonathon, and grade school visits.
ALL students are invited to become an ambassador.
How to become involved:
1. Print off the card card found here or obtain one from Mrs. Polhamus.
2. Look for volunteer opportunities in your email and Canvas or listen for announcements.
3. Sign-up for the advertised activity.
4. Attend the organizational meeting (if there is one).
5. Show up on time for the activity & have the adult in charge sign your card once you've completed the duty.
6. Do this for 3 activities and then turn the card into Mrs. Polhamus. She'll be sure you are recognized at the end-of-the-year honor ceremonies.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Description: FBLA offers students opportunities to further their business knowledge.
Activities: Meetings are held in rm. 116, times vary. Members will participate in a state conference and help operate the school bookstore.
Requirements: Open to all current students. Attend monthly meetings, work in the bookstore and attend the state conference.
National Honor Society
Cives Mundorum Duorum Chapter
Description: The purpose of the National Honor Society (NHS) is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students.
Activities: Students are involved in several service activities, including Back-to-School Night, Open House, Saints Alive!, and Saints Day. They also provide tutoring and sponsor a Tournament Day during Homecoming Week.
Requirements: Juniors and Seniors only. Membership is by invitation only. All students must attend all NHS meetings. Members are also expected to demonstrate character, service, leadership, and strong academics. Selection is through application and approved by a committee.
- Required cumulative GPA is determined at the beginning of junior or senior year by the board.
- Membership in at least two co-curricular activities at Bishop Dwenger (only one may be a sport)
- Two club activities (must be an ACTIVE member)
- One club activity and one athletic team
- Service hours required by the religious department must have been fulfilled on time every year.
- At least one out of school activity. Examples include:
- Active member of youth group
- Travel sport team
- Continuous volunteer work (other than required)
- Three teacher recommendation forms will be completed with the application
- One essay on ‘How I am a leader……….’ Will be completed with the application
Description: Student Government promotes student leadership and service to enhance the social, academic, and personal well being of all students. A Senior, along with a club moderator, serves as President. Three other Seniors serve as Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Four to five members in each grade serve as Class President, Vice President and two or three Student Activities Directors. All positions are decided by an all-school election. Student Government meetings take place throughout the school year.
Activities: Open House, assisting with homecoming activities, Christmas Candy Gram sales, sponsoring a child from Save the Children organization, planning and coordinating the Winter Formal and Prom, posting articles about BD students who are In the News, and outreach programs to area Catholic grade schools.
Requirements: You must attend all scheduled meetings, assist in the management of the school, provide a forum for student voice, provide channels for student involvement and provide direction of school activities.