Friday, April 19, 2013
By NATALIE SCOTT
New members to Austintown Fitch High School’s National Honor Society (NHS) were inducted into the group at a ceremony March 28 in the auditorium. The ceremony was led by current NHS members, including the current NHS president, Matt Mullins.
The featured speaker was Kennith Kilpatrick, a Fitch High School teacher, who spoke on many topics, including the importance of investing in yourself, sacrifice and character. The ceremony also offered performances by members of the Austintown Fitch band and choir.
NHS members are expected to uphold the principles of the organization, which including leadership, character, service, and scholarship. In order to do this, NHS members much set good examples of their fellow students, show moral dignity in every situation, offer at least 20 hours of volunteer work, and maintain a 3.4 grade point average.
This year’s new senior inductees were Rachel Davis, Taylor Lucas, Rebecca Pritchard, Tabitha Richmond, and Scott Williams. Juniors inducted were Tori Armour, Bryce Baker, Abigail Beadle, Claire Beadle, Hannah Berni, Maura Bianco, Katie Bodnar, Phoebe Breckenridge, Brianna Brocious, Gabby Butcher, Matthew Ciccone, Mia Col ≥n, Alex Corradi, Cassie Custer, Alex DiFrancesco, Courtney Dockry, Sierra DuBois, Tommy Duffy, Alexis El-Khouri, Samantha Ferguson, Richard Ferry, Gary Gibson, Benjamin Gillespie, Zackory Goist, Sydney Greenwood, Jessica Harker, Madison Hefner, Bree Helminiak, Jensen Hykes, Anna Maria Jadue, Michael Jadue, Alec Kalis, Hannah Keeling, Jackie Knutti, Amanda Koch, Julie Larkin, Zoe Logston, Rachel Malizia, Christopher Martini, Paige McClendon, Nicholas McGuigan, Sarah Melfe, Cali Mikovich, Salvatore Minardi, Robyn Minkewicz, Elizabeth Mosier, Krista Neff, Julie Olzak, Logan Pasqual, Zakary Patrick, Jacalyn Patterson, Jordyn Patterson, Lindsay Pauline, John Pechatsko, Luke Peterson, Josh Pittman, Mercedes Pratt, Rehmaan Rafique, Mackenzie Rarick, Chelsea Raymer, Camran Rezapourian, Jayme Ritchie, Casey Roberts, Jose Rodriguez, Emily Rouan, Nicholas Ruscitti, Brian Schubert, Lynnette Seebacher, Nicholas Sheely, Haley Smith, William Stoy, Kyle Stratton, Mikah Vaughn, Tyler Vestal, Shane Vitullo, Brett Weidenthal, Jessica Welsh, Kerrigan While, Zack While, Colin Wilson, Laura Wilson, and Chuck Zaborsky.