Montini Catholic's National Honor Society (St. Pope Paul VI Chapter) proudly inducted thirty-six new student members on Wednesday, October 23rd at the Lasallian high school's NHS Induction Ceremony for the 2019-20 school year. Principal Kevin Beirne, Assistant Principal Sara Lhotka and NHS moderators, Arthur Stuart and Sandy Deiber were in attendance to congratulate the honored students. Fifty-two returning NHS members, including officers, were also invited to welcome the inductees and to renew their own commitments to the goals of the National Honor Society.
National Honor Society
President, Therese Noonan, addressed her peers and reminded them of their goals as members of NHS
. Montini's National Honor Society
members are responsible for organizing and enlisting school participation in various events during the school year including the school's Golden Gobbler Thanksgiving Food Drive in November, their Adopt-A-Family Christmas Drive in December and the annual Blood Drive for Lifesource, held in January.
NHS Officers led inductees in the Ceremony of Light and Pillars which explained the four pillars of success which are the basis for which Montini's chapter was founded upon and the characteristics that each member strives to emulate in their every day lives. These pillars are: Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Service.
The minimum requirement for membership in the Montini Catholic High School chapter of the NHS
is a 4.0 cumulative GPA at the end of their sophomore year. All students achieving a 4.0 GPA at the end of their sophomore (or junior) year receive the opportunity to petition for membership in NHS
. When applying, students are asked to detail their qualifications in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Students meeting all the requirements are then invited to become members in the NHS
in the fall of their junior or senior year. Once accepted into the NHS
, students are required to maintain high scholastic standards, act as true leaders of the school, perform 10 hours of community service each year.