Students must be a sophomore, junior or senior. They 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.
Students must have done superior work in some phase of journalism or school media work. They may be staffers of a school magazine, newspaper, or yearbook. Students must be recommended by the supervisor or by the committee governing the media.
Members pay a one time fee of $25 and retain membership for life.