The McAuley Chapter of National Honor Society (NHS) at Mount Mercy Academy recently hosted its annual induction at the Mercy Center Auditorium. Eleven new junior members were inducted, joining 18 seniors who were previously inducted.
Membership in the National Honor Society is based on excellence in knowledge, scholarship, leadership, service and character. The National Honor Society was started in 1921 and there are over 20,000 chapters worldwide. The induction was conducted with all the necessary safety precautions
The senior NHS members who were installed previously explained the history of National Honor Society and explained what the five pillars of NHS mean. Co-moderator Bridget Feyes presented the candidates for membership and Head of School Michele Melligan draped NHS stoles on the inductees.
Four Buffalo residents were inducted. Juniors Dominique Khoury, Aubrey Monaco, Grace Spero and Mary Vattes joined the McAuley Chapter of National Honor Society.
Annie Bernard of Orchard Park, Elisabeth Radwan and Natalie Radwan of West Seneca, Melina Courtney of Elma, Sydney Gunner of East Aurora, and Adrianna Awald and Cassidy Reid of Gowanda were the other junior inductees.