The new officers of the National Honor Society are Liz Pratt, president; A.J. Riels, vice president; Jordan Gilliam, secretary/treasurer; Kaitlyn Smith, co-reporter, and Farrah Dixon, co-reporter, and Bryan Allen, Student Council representative. One important qualification for the NHS is being a member of other clubs and activities. The officers are also very active in several areas.
Pratt is in several other clubs that include Quiz Bowl and the Softball Team. Pratt is ready for the induction ceremony and honored by her election as president. She said, "I'm really excited to be inducting my friends into the National Honor Society this year and honored in being elected as the president of this prestigious club."
A.J. Riels is the Student Council vice president, a member of the Baseball Team, leadership class, and the Football Team.
In addition to NHS, Jordan Gilliam is also a cheerleader, member of Spanish Club, leadership class, and Golf Team.
Jordan is ready to see the new members of the National Honor Society and to express the honor that follows the club. She explained, "I'm ready to welcome in whoever the new inductees are and show them how big an honor it is to be in the National Honor Society."
The National Honor Society has two reporters this year, Kaitlyn Smith and Farrah Dixon. Kaitlyn Smith is the co-editor of the yearbook staff and a member of the leadership class. Farrah Dixon is a member of the Book Club, Yearbook Staff, and both the Golf and Tennis teams.
The requirements for National Honor Society include three hours of community service a semester, a grade point of at least a 3.2, and membership in two clubs. In addition to these requirements, an eligible student must fill out an application form. This form is then reviewed by a committee of teachers that go over each form and required essay to see whether the student meets standards for possibility of induction.
The induction will be held October 6 at six o'clock in the evening at the Hamburg High School Nutritional Center.
The sponsor for the National Honor Society is Mary Ellen Givens. Givens believes that the number of applications only compliment Hamburg High. She said, "Hamburg High School is fortunate to have several students eligible for National Honor Society; they work hard and are deserving of this recognition."