November 27, 2015 - The Glens Falls High School Chapter of National Honor society inducted 36 new members in a ceremony held at the school on November 12, 2015.
The chapter’s Faculty Selection Committee chose members based on evidence provided in their applications. To be eligible for membership consideration, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. They must complete an application that provides evidence of service and leadership in their school and community and submit character references for review.
Students inducted were seniors, Gabrielle Davis, Samuel Hawkins, Heidi Whalen, Owen Wright, and juniors: Yleina Armando, Noah Britton, Lily Brooks, Bridget Bruen, Michael Chevalier, Mia Cote, Andrew Culliton, Scarlett Dyer, Lauren Dwyer, Frankie Endieveri III, Christopher George, Maggie Girard, Elliot Gohn, Joshua Greenwood, Khaz Gunnawa, Wilson Herrmann, Adara Hoyne, Laura Hendley, Olivia Leland, Xiao Liu, Michaela McGivern, Emilie Moses, Justin Nolan, Matthew Parent, Hannah Pettis, Lucy Reid, Madison Robinson, Baylee Talbot, Lucy Tougas, Jacob West, Taylor Wooley, and Ethan Wyman.
Principal Mark Stratton recognized these outstanding members of the Glens Falls student body for their exemplary contributions to the school and community. He applauded current NHS members for their continued service to local organizations and charities.
Board of Education member Timothy Graham gave the induction speech. He encouraged students to take advantage of membership in NHS to explore their leadership potential. He expressed confidence in their ability to change the world and characterized them as his “hope for the future.”
President of NHS, Nora Borgos, led her fellow officers, Haylee Mello, Andrew Bulmer, and Kit Bruen in the candle lighting ceremony. Each officer delivered an original speech that illuminated one of the pillars of NHS. Nora Borgos led the pledge and Dr. Stratton and Maureen Sara, NHS adviser, welcomed the new members with a certificate and a National Honor Society pin and membership card. Mrs. Sara concluded the ceremony by citing examples of the diverse backgrounds and interests of this talented group.
The Strolling Strings, directed by music teacher Suzanne Leyden, provided music. Art teacher Peter Taylor photographed the event.