POMEROY — Twenty Meigs High School juniors and seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society in a recent ceremony held in the high school gymnasium.
To qualify for induction, students must demonstrate good character, service and leadership in their school and community, and a commitment to scholarship throughout their high school career, maintaining a 3.5 grade point average or above.
Inducted were seniors, Odis Smith and Mckenzie Whobrey, and juniors, Shandi Beaver, Breanne Bonnett, Olivia Cremeans, Kimberly Cunningham, Alyson Dettwiller, Devan Dugan, Brittany Durst, Bradley Helton, Abigail Houser, Brandon Mahr, Taylor Rowe, Morgan Russell, Alexis Schwab, Briana Smith, Carolann Stewart, Carly Taylor, Tara Walzer-Kuharic, and Darrin Will.
Meigs National Honor Society officers, Karlie Hall, president, Megan Dyer, vice president, Alyssa Cremeans, secretary, and Shawnella Patterson, treasurer, presided at the induction ceremony, with the president lighting the candle representing eternal knowledge. As part of the candle lighting ceremony, the qualities of scholarship, leadership, service, and character were reviewed by current Society members, Emma Perrin, Tess Phelps, Madelyn Thomas and Keana Robinson, respectively
That was followed by the tapping and placing of the stole on the students qualifying for membership. The new members were then led in a pledge to uphold the high purpose of the Society as a conclusion to the induction ceremony.