CHS hosts 54th annual NHS induction event
The Cassville High School National Honor Society (NHS) Clara Astra Chapter recognized 33 students during its 54th annual induction ceremony on April 17.
Allison Bradford, current CHS NHS president, presided over the ceremony, which was held in the high school gymnasium on Tuesday. After each new inductee was escorted into the gym, Gage Holloway, vice president, presented a brief history of the organization, which was founded in 1921.
Macayla Coleman, secretary, shared the importance of NHS, which is designed to promote enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulate service and promote character and leadership.
CHS Principal Chris Redmon administered the NHS oath to inductees Jennifer Allison, Michael Angel, Kelsey Baker, Ashley Batsche, Samantha Borushaski, Paighton Brock, Jacob Clere, Keisha Corn, Taylor Drosset, Jaime Everett, Lauren Fitzpatrick, Cody Frana, Andrew Henbest, Hannah Herbert, Spencer House, Misti Horton, Deborah Kern, Wil LeCompte, Marissa Lekarczyk, Skylar Lowe, Chantel Martin, Trevor McClintock, Jeanine Moua, Courtney Parnell, Walker Perez, Samantha Robb, Briana Robertson, Logan Scott, Emily Speakman, Trinity Smith, Lora Weathers, Christina Willard and Callie Woods.
Rachel Sanders passed the candle of scholarship to McClintock, and Mitchell Cooper presented the candle of service to Martin. Rebecca Haney invited Lowe to light the candle of leadership, and Marissa Tucker passes the candle of character to Allison.
Current CHS NHS officers also recognized their successors. Officers for 2012-13 will include: Clere, secretary; LeCompte, vice president; and Robertson, president.
Current CHS NHS members are: Bradford, Coleman, Cooper, Austin Deffenbaugh, Haney, Kory Hayward, Jessica Holenda, Holloway, Kennadi Howard, Breanna Miller, Danielle Pianalto, Ashley Reid, Laura Riehn, Claudia Rivera, Sanders, Cailey Trotter, Tucker, Cari Vollenweider and Kelsey Vollenweider.