Marian High School inducts 19 into national honor society
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS New inductees pictured above are: front row, from left, Anthony Pilla and Timothy Miller. Second row, Danielle Tristani, Kaysi McLaughlin, Stephen Valente, Brianna O'Donnell and Emily Burger. Third row, Kimberly Wilson, Miranda Milillo, Katie Smulligan, Gino Kosciolek, Kelly Shober, Shannon Skotek and Emma Boyle. Fourth row, Anthony Damiano, Ryan Kanick, Matthew Grega, Jordan Weber and Henry Piascik.
Nineteen students from Marian Catholic High School were inducted as new members of the Robert F. Kennedy Chapter of the National Honor Society. The induction ceremony took place following the weekly Liturgy in the school auditorium. Relatives and friends were invited.
Members were selected by the chapter's Faculty Council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character.
"We are very proud to recognize these outstanding members of our student body. National Honor Society members are chosen for and then expected to continue their exemplary contributions to the school and community, "said Catherine McDonald, chapter adviser.
The Marian Catholic High School chapter has been active since 1974. Each year the chapter sponsors several service projects for the school and community, which in the last few years have included St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile, tutors for students, etc.
The National Honor Society ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious national organizations for high school students. Chapters exist in more than 15,000 schools and since 1921, millions of students have been selected for membership. This national student recognition organization is sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).