Cum Laude Chapter of the National Honor Society of Salem Washington Academy Welcomes New Members

Cum Laude Chapter of the National Honor Society of Salem Washington Academy Welcomes New Members
Posted on 11/22/2019
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The Cum Laude Chapter of the National Honor Society of Salem Washington Academy welcomed eleven new members. The annual induction ceremony was held Wednesday, November 13, in the high school auditorium

 

The new members are: Andrea Cary, daughter of Ms. Jennifer Cary and Mr. Scott Cary; Tori Cary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Cary; Keenan Fronhofer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Socrates Fronhofer; Kaia Haskell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Haskell;  Finley Mayer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jed Mayer; Samuel McAlonie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew McAlonie;  Sarah McCauliffe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason McCauliffe; Douglas Pennington, son of Ms. Amie Matteson; Blake Riche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Riche; Eli Truehart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Truehart;  and Serena Wilk, daughter of Mr. Scott Wilk and Ms. Robyn Wilk.

 

Lillian Butler, President of the National Honor Society, welcomed the students, parents, and members of the Board of Education. Philp Rea then introduced keynote speaker, Ms. Anna Courtney, who is an English teacher with the district.

Ms. Courtney spoke about how her life experiences and love of learning helped model for her the qualities of leadership, character and service to others.

 

Lillian Butler and Lily Gallagher then performed “Imagine” by John Lennon.

 

The candlelight ceremony featured speeches by current members of the National Honor Society: selection process, Brady Nichols; scholarship, Mikayah Rushinski; leadership, Lillian Butler; character, Lily Gallager and service, Jacob Robbins.

 

A reception for the new members, their parents, faculty, and administrators was held in the high school library immediately following the ceremony.

 

The Cum Laude Chapter of the National Honor Society of Salem Washington Academy is co-advised by science teacher Carol McPhee and English teacher Vicky (SS) Perkins.

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