SALEM — The Salem High School chapter of the National Honor Society had their annual induction ceremony of new members on May 20.
The NHS is an organization for students who have demonstrated high academic achievement and who wish to support the school and community in the pursuit of excellence. The major function of the society is to serve the community. Membership is based on four criteria: scholarship, service, leadership and character.
Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who met the minimum scholarship requirement of a career weighted grade point average of a 3.55 or greater were eligible to continue the selection process in February. Interested eligible students completed a survey and essay, which was evaluated based on the virtues of scholarship, service, leadership and character by the faculty council.
Forty-five students from the sophomore, junior and senior classes were selected for membership. The induction ceremony was held at Salem High School. The ceremony was conducted NHS president Robert Merritt and advisor Aurora Merry. Principal Tracy Collyer addressed the audience and inductees. Superintendent Michael Delahanty was present to congratulate new members on stage.
The inducted members were: seniors Jennifer Courcelle, Shelby Flynn, Angela Kohv; juniors Ariana Arden, Kimberly Beaton, Amanda Bickford, Ryan Buck, Liam Hurley, Laura LaPierre, Christina McCann, Crystal Napoli, Arch Patel, Denise Renalds; sophomores Marie Therese Assaf, Matthew Bergeron, Taylor Bramhall, Colton Burnham, Amber Chopelas, Harley Chute, Hannah Clark, Tayler Crosby, Jessica DeRosa, Matthew Descoteaux, Alexandra Drummond, Lauryn Eksoozian, Elena Fischer, Nicole Hayek, Kiley Keenan,Margaret Matte, Marina Mayo, Emily Morris, Olivia Mosto, Emma Mulry, Emilyann Nault, Dominic Palermo, Jake Pappalardo, Michael Parisi, Mikayla Ramsdell, Michelle Rheaume, Austin Ribaudo, Kaleigh Samowski, Logan Shore, Alexis Warnick, Shane Whittaker and Jonathan Zywusko.