Induction Ceremony Held November 7, 2019
(L. – r.) Madeline Flint, Emma Haynes, Anna McNulty, Ruth Nolan, Sophia Phillips, Katie Simon, Bailey Webster, Madison Price, Lillian Phillips, Fiona Mooney, McKayla McLenithan, Marissa Hansen
On Thursday, November 7, at 6:00 p.m. the Lambda Sigma Gamma chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 12 new members during their 85th Annual Induction Ceremony.
The ceremony was held in the Cambridge Central School auditorium and began with a procession of the chapter’s senior members. Vice President Matthew Romack then lead the Pledge of Allegiance and President Alice Roosevelt welcomed the full house of guests. In respective order, chapter members Eden Bailey, Parker Robertson, Julia Boyne and Mallory Brownell introduced and emphasized the importance of each of the four principles: Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character.
Secretary Anna Headwell and NHS member Stephanie Brownell, introduced each new member as senior members escorted them from the audience to their seats on stage. A candle lighting followed the tapping of the new members, and 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 are: Madeline Flint, daughter of Natasha and Ted Flint; Marissa Hansen, daughter of Melissa and Jeff Hansen; Emma Haynes, daughter of Eileen and George Haynes; McKayla McLenithan, daughter to Amy and Joel McLenithan; Anna McNulty, daughter of Heather and Peter McNulty; Fiona Mooney, daughter of Sarah Ashton and John Mooney; Ruth Nolan, daughter of Diane and Jason Nolan; Lillian Phillips and Sophia Phillips, daughters of Edith and Robert Phillips; Madison Price, daughter of Mary and Shay Price; Kaitlin Simon, daughter of Karen Sloan and Phil Simon; Bailey Webster, daughter of Darci and William Webster
Following the induction, High School Principal Caroline Goss, shared her vision for the 12 new members of the chapter, encouraging them to promote positive change within the school and broader community. Madeline Flint, a new inductee, inspired the audience with a heart-felt piano compilation, while senior members recognized individual members of the audience for making a difference in their lives and/or community.
The National Honor Society members presented a Teacher Recognition Award to an outstanding teacher who exemplifies Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character. Senior members Abigail Maher and Sarah Burke had the pleasure of presenting the award to Mr. John Mooney, long-time teacher at Cambridge Central School and a true Latin scholar. Students recognized Mr. Mooney’s extraordinary commitment to his students and involvement with the school community. Among several of Mr. Mooney’s many great talents are his cheerful, outgoing personality, dedication to helping every student succeed and the positive energy he shares with everyone he meets.
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 supported us and helped make our evening so special!
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. NHS serves to recognize those students who demonstrate 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.