Saturday, December 15, 2018

Pottstown Inducts New Honor Society Members

The Pottstown High School National Honor Society induction ceremony was held in November.

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by the Pottstown School District.

In a special candle-lighting service, the Pottstown High School National Honor Society inducted 16 new members into the society. 

“This was another successful induction of some of Pottstown's most talented and dedicated students. I look forward to working with them in the coming years to positively impact our students, district, and community,” said Sponsor Jennifer Mohr. 
From left, Ariana Garcia Secretary, Mitchell Aquino,
Vice President,  
Danielle McCoy High School Principal,
Asgar Ali President,  
London Aquino Treasurer 

During the ceremony, the four pillars of National Honor Society were described by students: 

Asgar Ali – Scholarship; 
Mitchell Aquino – Service; 
London Aquino – Leadership; and 
Ariana Garcia – Character. 

In order to be considered for membership, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 93% or above and fill out a personal data sheet that describes how they demonstrate their participation in the four pillars of National Honor Society. 

 A faculty panel then reviews each student’s information and makes recommendations for those who should be invited to become members. Membership requires a continued demonstration of living up to the four pillars of honor society. 

High School Principal Mrs. Danielle McCoy addressed the students and parents, “The honor bestowed on National Honor Society recipients is not easily earned. It isn’t enough to have excellent grades. Excellent grades only earn them the right to apply for membership. The students inducted also demonstrated stellar accomplishments in the areas of leadership, character, and service. It is not
From left, Mary Gery, Subrina Ali,
Abigail Welder and William Minnick
an accolade to be easily dismissed. It is a positive reflection on the students, their families, our school, and our community. These students represent the academic and well-rounded future leaders of our community and follow in the footsteps of outstanding PHS alumni."

New members are;10th grade: Kishan Patel, Naomi Parson, CyeNyla Hall, Hannah Wilson, Julianna Figueroa, Adriana Araujo, Austin Spence, Dylan Murphy,11th grade : Cheyanne Cwynar, KaWanza Barksdale Hodges, Paige Jones, Alexis White, 12th grade: Maryam Belgrave, Emily Hart, Reilly Owens and Sabrina Lias.

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