National Business Honor Society

The National Business Honor Society helps promote and recognize our dynamic students’ academic achievement in business education at OOHS. NBHS is an official division of the National Business Education Association.

2020!

Welcome to year FOUR of the OOHS NBHS chapter! You can find info below, can send an email to teresa_gellenbeck@olsd.us or come see Mrs Gellenbeck in room #2006!  Our KICKOFF informational meeting is Wednesday, October 7th from 2:40-3PM. Meeting dates will be finalized soon and are going to be on Wednesdays this year, with a “virtual” option to join.

Process: 

  1. Applicants meet qualifications, submit Membership Form & dues by deadline  
    • Current junior or senior
    • 3.0 GPA (overall) +  3.5 GPA in business courses
    • Current enrollment in or completion of third business course →  

Jr Marketing = 1 course, Sr Mktg = 1 course, Economics does not count (Social Studies) 

  1. Approval applicants will receive an official welcome letter & be inducted in the fall 
  2. Members must complete the following to maintain “active status” at end of school year, qualifying for recognition at our spring ceremony
    • Ten or more service hours; five or more must be club sponsored
    • Six+ business club meetings and/or chapter sponsored events 
    • Maintain grades/GPA 

**All dues serve as application fees. Failure to qualify/participate will not result in a refund.**

  • Colin Hatfield, Student President
  • Cole Weisheimer, Student Vice President
  • Natalie Au, Student Treasurer
  • Grayson Roush, Student Secretary
  • Teresa Gellenbeck, OOHS business teacher & lead advisor

Our Board Members include: 

  • Dr. Stephen Lewis, OOHS business teacher
  • Chrystal Shanahan, OOHS marketing teacher & real estate agent
  • Christine Tartt, OOHS Assistant Principal & real estate agent
  • Matt Baumgartner, OOHS guidance counselor
  • Teresa Gellenbeck, OOHS business teacher, entrepreneur & lead advisor

2019-20 

Our Officer team consisted of our lead advisor and student officers: 

  • Fallon Bandy, Student President
  • Sophie Miller, Student Vice President
  • Nate, Jesse, Deepak, Student co-Treasurers
  • Anna Plumb, Student Secretary
  • Teresa Gellenbeck, OOHS business teacher & lead advisor

Due to the Covid-19 quarantine, we did not get to celebrate this year’s “active status” NBHS graduates! We wish you the best and hope to see returning Juniors next year! 2019-20 Active Status Graduating Seniors included…

  • Nathan Asare
  • Fallon Bandy
  • Ian Enders
  • Jesse Gyimah
  • Ben Klein
  • Yen (Tony) Liou
  • Rohit Malkan 
  • Austin Murray
  • Anna Plumb
  • Deepak Prabaharan
  • Nathaniel Roffman

2018-19

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During year two of our chapter, we more than doubled our membership, accomplished a wide variety of service projects and had a LOT of fun! Induction was held in December and we had 31 inductees with most maintaining active status through out the school year.

Requirements for joining NBHS for the 2018-19 school year included:

  • Current junior or senior
  • Current enrollment in or completion of third business course – Junior Marketing & Senior Marketing count as TWO total, need to take one additional business elective. 
  • GPA requirement // 3.0 GPA (overall) 3.5 GPA (business courses)
  • Complete three service hours + three business club activities by mid March.  This year’s activities & service projects included… 

Applicants self tracked their service hours & participation using THIS FORM which was due by April 9th, 2019.

Our end of year awards to celebrate our active-status graduates took place at 3PM in the OOHS Media Center on Wednesday, May 1st. Details are below, a printable version can be found at this link –> NHBS Flyer!

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Our 2018-19 Board Members included: 

  • Stephen Lewis, OOHS business teacher
  • Chrystal Shanahan, OOHS marketing teacher
  • Matt Baumgartner, OOHS guidance counselor
  • Jennifer Sanderow, community member & entrepreneur
  • Teresa Gellenbeck, OOHS business teacher & lead advisor

Our 2018-19 Executive Committee consists of our lead advisor and student officers: 

  • Fallon Bandy, Student President & CEO
  • Grant Weisheimer, Student Vice President & COO
  • Nate Roffman & Cailyn Rieser, Student co-Treasurers
  • Steph Sanchez, Student Secretary
  • Teresa Gellenbeck, OOHS business teacher & lead advisor

2017-18 

Our 2017-18 Executive Committee consisted of our lead advisor and student officers: 

  • Kim Nguyen, NBHS President
  • Sam Saldariaga, NBHS Vice President
  • Bobby Howard & Evan Bidstrup, NBHS co-Treasurers
  • David Cavate, NBHS Secretary
  • Milana Yarbrough & Nicholas Chugh, Marketing co-leaders
  • Teresa Gellenbeck, OOHS business teacher & lead advisor

Shout out to our inaugural class of NBHS 2017-18 inductees! 

NBHS members 2017-18

2017-18 OOHS NBHS inductees & lead Advisor, Teresa Gellenbeck

Thanks to our 2017-18 Board Members which included: 

  • Stephen Lewis, OOHS business teacher
  • Chrystal Shanahan, OOHS marketing teacher
  • Matt Baumgartner, OOHS guidance counselor
  • Scott Shepfer, community member & business/industry
  • Teresa Gellenbeck, OOHS business teacher & lead advisor