Glenwood City NHS inducts new members

GLENWOOD CITY- The Glenwood City Chapter of the National Honor Society refreshed its ranks with the addition of 13 new members during its annual spring induction ceremony held on Monday, March 17.

Liam Brandt, Taylor Brittain, Wesley Franklin, Nathan Hill, Morgan Kadinger, Jack Kremer, Ellen Lindquist, Maya Petersen, Gabrielle Peterson, Carlee Strong, Andrew Bauman, Macie Rasmussen, and Nicholas Schone were officially inducted into the local membership of the National Honor Society during the 2014 induction ceremony held in the high school/middle school commons.

Tim Johnson, high school/middle school principal, opened the program by welcoming inductees, parents, sponsors, and friends. Chapter advisor, Ann Schneider, then described the principles of the National Honor Society which was followed by explanations of the society’s four virtues – Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character – each described in detail by members.

Ann Schneider introduced the new members during a candle lighting ceremony in which each inductee received a hood from a current member after which all 13 inductees recited the NHS pledge. New members were awarded a pin and a certificate of membership.

Before a student is accepted into the Glenwood City NHS, he or she must first meet the stringent requirements of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. To even be eligible for consideration a candidate must be a least a second semester sophomore with a minimum grade point average of 3.50. Qualified NHS candidates are then invited to apply with chapter advisor Ann Anderson for membership. Selection for membership is based on a review of the candidate’s application.

Glenwood City’s current NHS membership, which increased to 33 members following the induction ceremony, also includes Kenzie Kruse, Kayla Bloss, Jenny Lindquist, Becca Jensen, Katelyn Meyers, Casey Wittmer, Jenna Magsam, Hannah Ludtke, Kaitlin Konder, Leslie Ludtke, Troy Hall, Todd Petersen, Marcus Kadinger, Richard Ross, Lydia McClelland, Megan Samens, Kristie Knops, Jacob Carlson, Ryan Curtis, and Jake Hierlmeier.

The 2013-2014 officers are: Becca Jensen, president; Kayla Bloss, vice president; Katelyn Meyers, secretary; and Jenny Lindquist, treasurer.