New NHS Members


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Omar Gonzalez is being inducted as a new member by NHS President Ben Lefdal.

Logan Lesiak, Staff Reporter

National Honor Society is a group of students that show academic excellence, leadership, service, and character. Established in 1921, NHS was formerly used as a way to recognize and encourage scholastically outstanding high school students. To join the NHS, you need to have a GPA of 3.7 or higher, show good work ethic, and set a good example. 

The Schuyler Central High School NHS currently has 25 students, 17 seniors and 8 juniors. Staci Shonka, a SCHS Mathematics teacher and NHS sponsor, explained that there will be more members on May 1st. On May 1st at 6 p.m. in the auditorium, NHS will hold their annual induction ceremony. “We will be adding 17 new members on May 1, in those 17 members there are 4 juniors and 13 sophomores,” Mrs. Shonka shared. These 17 new members include; Talon Andel, Alex Calderon, Omar Gonzalez, Crystal Gurrola, Bela Jedlicka, Aiden Kronberg, Sami Krupka, Bon Mejia, Yamilet Ortiz, Abigail Reyna, Ashley Mosso Roque, Nora Ruskamp, Ana Soto, Jose Vasquez, Addison Vavricek, Allison Vavricek, and Angela Yepez.

NHS had many goals this year that they achieved. Mrs. Shonka shared that their main goal was to do more around the school and community and this was accomplished with the help of the events and fundraisers such as the pink out shirts, turkey hunt, and the easter egg hunt. “Our members helped at the chamber office, community garden, and different events around the community,” Mrs. Shonka shared. Some of the upcoming events that the NHS wants to do next Fall include another pink shirt event and members helping the community by working at the school greenhouse, community garden, and helping with church activities.