Darlington School: NHS inducts 27 new members
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NHS inducts 27 new members

February 25, 2009 | 187 views

The Darlington School Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 27 new members at a ceremony Monday, Feb. 23.

Each year, sophomores, juniors and seniors who have been at Darlington for the equivalent of one semester or more are eligible for induction. Students are eligible if their overall high school average is at least 87.5. Candidates also must have attained at least one major leadership role either through election or appointment, and must have been involved in two or more service activities per year.

Students who think that they meet these requirements must complete a student activities form to provide information regarding academic awards, character, leadership roles and service activities. Then, in accordance with national rules, a committee of five faculty members, chosen annually by the headmaster, selects new members of the society.

“Membership into the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student,” said Kay Lowe, adviser. “The selecting committee looks for students who reflect the ideals of the NHS by demonstrating excellence in scholarship, leadership, service and character. We are very proud of our new members.”

New members include Kathryn Aldrich, Kidd Cao, Lyn Chen, Hunter Davis, Carl Edge, Amee Eubank, Haley Harris, Margaret Hjort, Mark Huang, Stephanie Kehl, Jaemin Lee, Hee-yeon Lim, Jason Lu, Leah Mayo, Tami McKenzie, Michael Montanaro, Hannah Montgomery, Robert Mull, Sneh Patel, Alex Pickle, Evan Smallwood, Maggie Sparks, Irene Tae, Will Thoms, Murat Varol, Abby Vincent and Sam Watters.