Forty-nine students inducted into the high school’s chapter of the National Honor Society

National Honor Society studentsForty-nine students were inducted as the newest members of Minisink Valley High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society during the chapter’s 63rd annual induction ceremony held Oct. 17.

ceremony taking placeNHS is a national organization for high school students that seeks to honor students who demonstrate excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. These four pillars have been associated with membership in the organization since its inception.

teacher and student“Our new inductees are an outstanding group of high school juniors and seniors,” said NHS advisor Dolores Lombardo.  “They are leaders and volunteers that give back not only to their school, but to the Minisink Valley community.  While academic achievement is important, it is their community service and leadership that make them outstanding.  They are truly an inspiration for our community.  I am so proud to have them join our existing members who make the high school and our community a better place.”

New inductees are:

  • ceremony taking placeRicardo Arias
  • Emily Bartels
  • Kelsi Berghahn
  • Madison Boyce
  • Derek Braun
  • Shannon Cahill
  • Lara Devine
  • Zouhair Elsibai
  • Alina Estep
  • Kaylee Gadol
  • officersAlyssa Gale
  • Anthony Gallagher
  • Ben Giordano
  • Anastasia Godlewski
  • Declan Gray
  • Madison Hauck
  • Nevaeh Herbert
  • Josie Hewett
  • Ethan Hidalgoceremony taking place
  • Andrew Hines
  • Makayla Hughson
  • Emily Jennings
  • Andrew Jones
  • Valerie Koprowski
  • Taras Kosciolek
  • Caleb Linares
  • girl making presentationOlivia Loevan
  • Wesley Mardyniak
  • Krista Mazariegos
  • Kaitlyn McElduff
  • Fiona McElduff
  • Matthew Monahan
  • Megan Murray
  • Eileen Nanartowicz
  • Sloane Opel
  • Jake Opel
  • guys standing togetherRonnie Pennington
  • Marin Poggio
  • Emma Pollock
  • Matthew Rickard
  • Lily Rodriguez
  • Leah Saunders
  • Eric Schanzenbacher
  • Sophia Solimando
  • AnneMarie Solimandogirls standing together
  • Emmy Stewart
  • Ashley Ward
  • Dylan Williams
  • Gracie Williams

It’s estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities. NHS chapters are found in all 50 states, US Territories, Canada and around the world. Chapter membership not only girls with certificatesrecognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

See more photos on the district’s Facebook page.