On Thursday, November 19, at 7:00 p.m. the Lambda Sigma Gamma chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 14 new members during their 81st Annual Induction Ceremony. The ceremony was held in the Cambridge Central School auditorium and began with a procession of the chapter’s senior members including Volunteer Coordinator Elianna Bodnar.
Vice-President McKaylle Woodcock, began the service with the Pledge of Allegiance. President Andy Romack, welcomed the nearly 120 guests and introduced the four Principles of the Society. Members emphasized the importance of each of the four Principles: Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character.
President Andy Romack introduced each new member as they were escorted from the audience by a senior member to their seats on stage. Senior members initiated a candle lighting following the tapping of the new members; then all members stated their pledge to the Principles of the National Honor Society. Each new member was presented with a National Honor Society membership card and pin.
The new inductees for this year include Cole and Jack Boggan, Danielle Bovie, daughter of Monica and David Bovie; Lynn Brownell, daughter of Debra and Dennis Brownell; Madison Brownell, daughter of Jennifer and Charles Brownell; Abigail Daniels, daughter of Beth and Jack Daniels; Courtney Davis, daughter of Jill and Douglas Davis; Matthew Hoffer, son of Christine and Geoff Hoffer; Joseph Manning, son of Laura and Stephen Manning; Rhilynn Ogilivie, daughter of Jennifer and Tom Ogilvie Conor Pembroke, who resides with his aunt, Lisa Pembroke; Max Ratelle, son of Kim and John Ratelle; Isaac Robertson, son of Kristen and David Robertson; and Audrey Roosevelt, daughter of Jessica and Peter Roosevelt.
Following the induction, Mrs. Silvernell, the High School Principal, shared her vision for the 14 new members of the chapter, reminding them of their responsibility to promote positive change within the school and broader community.
The National Honor Society members presented a Teacher Recognition Award to an outstanding teacher who exemplifies Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character. Senior members Jensen McLenithan and Lila Nolan had the pleasure presenting the award to Mr. Randy Tyner; who students noted for his humility, compassion, and involvement beyond his English classroom.
Following the ceremony family, friends, teachers and administrators joined all members of the National Honor Society for a festive reception. The Lambda Sigma Gamma Chapter of the National Honor Society would like to thank everyone who has supported us!
Congratulations to every member of the National Honor Society for all their achievements, now and evermore!
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.