A ceremony was held at Easton High School to induct one senior and 4 sophomores into The J. Willard Davis Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). NHS is a national organization established in 1921, which serves to recognize students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
To be considered for induction into the National Honor Society,students must meet minimum criteria which include a cumulative GPA equal to or greater than 86.5%, cumulative attendance rate equal to or greater than 94%, no more than 2 disciplinary referrals, and completion of at least 100 service learning hours.
Qualifying students are given the opportunity to submit applications and recommendations, which are reviewed by Easton High School faculty. The Fall 2018 NHS inductees are as follows: Senior – Taylan Brooks; Sophomores – Georgia Foster, Thatcher Knox, Henry Michaels, and Colleen Pogue.
The induction ceremony included the lighting of the Knowledge Candle and the presentation of the Four Qualities of the National Honor Society by chapter officers Phoebe Fisher, President; Lucas Joshi, Vice President; Rachael Chansler, Treasurer and Emily Redmond, Secretary. This was followed by the reciting of the NHS Pledge by all current and newly inducted members.English Teacher Lenore Burkhardt serves as Easton High School’s National Honor Society Faculty Advisor.