Shelter Island School’s newest National Honor Society members were treated to a special celebratory dinner at the Ram’s Head Inn on Wednesday, January 25, continuing a tradition hosted by the Eklund family when they owned the inn. increase.
Thirty guests including family, teachers and friends attended the celebration. NHS officer Hayden Rylott, President. Andrea Napoles, Vice President. Leonardo Dougherty, secretary. And treasurer Sophie Clarke has announced four new nominees for the band: Joanna Karsik, Robert Beckwith, Jackson Rilott and Nathan Cronin.
At the ceremony, the officers confirmed the four pillars that underlie the association’s qualifications. Although often seen as a mark of academic achievement, there are actually four ideals of his underscored as essential to awarding this honor. These are scholarship, leadership, service and character.
No student is admitted just because they have a high academic average. Advisor Janine Mahoney said, “We strive to recognize the student body as a whole.
Rather than resting on their laurels, NHS members are expected to continue to develop these ideal attributes through active participation in school and community activities once in office.
“Many have chosen to take this challenge a step further and launch their own service projects that benefit local, regional and global causes,” said Ms. Mahoney.
The National Honor Society was founded in 1921.
It has chapters in many US territories, Canada, and all 50 states. When the island student joins the NHS, he will join forces with his 15,000 chapters across the country.