National Honor Society Students Inducted for New School Year
Congratulations to five Maranatha students who have been inducted into their NHS leadership positions!
On Wednesday, May 1 during the Sending Ceremony, five Maranatha students were inducted into their new National Honor Society leadership positions for the 2019-2020 school year. The new NHS leaders are President Samantha Wu '20, Vice President Ethan Coe-Renner '20, Parliamentarian Kayla Pelticki '21, Treasurer Arianna Shishoian '21, and Secretary John Hutto '20.
The National Honor Society recognizes students for not only academic excellence, but for their service, leadership, and character. Students can apply when they are in their sophomore year. Membership includes both service to our school community through the peer to peer tutoring program, and service to our Global Community through projects with Samaritan's Purse and the Salvation Army. Students are awarded regalia at graduation based on years of active membership in our chapter. It is an organization that holds prestige for a college application since it has been recognized as a valuable way to grow the leaders of tomorrow since 1921. Each year, NHS students are recognized by their peers with three National Awards: the Blue Service Award for exemplary service to their own school community, the Steward Award for Global outreach, and the Emergent Leader Award for an underclassman that is demonstrating leadership to others. The Sending Ceremony honored seniors with regalia to be worn at graduation so that they are recognized for their service, gave thanks and appreciation to the outgoing officers, and pledged service and pinned the newly inducted officers for the coming school year.