The induction ceremony of the California High School Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) was held Sunday, March 12, with friends and family packing the seats at the facility.
President Emma Bailey, who will graduate in May, welcomed those present. The quality standards required for NHS membership were presented by the graduating officers — Vice President Cameron Meyer, Scholarship; Secretary/Treasurer Taylor Jones, Leadership; Reporter Audrey Pickering, Service; and Historian Leanna Reichl, Character.
The new members took the National Honor Society Pledge and then were inducted into the organization. The continuing members, all juniors, were recognized after which the graduating senior members received their cords to be worn with the cap and gown at graduation. They are: Kayla Allison, Brayden Ash, Ashtyn Bieri, Carlie Bleich, Hunter Bookout, Madison Cooper, Trevor Hall, Dania Isidro, Samuel Kirby, Kane McKinney, Alayna Porter, Dylan Silvey, Amber Strong, Lindsey VanDieren, Monica Whitson, Shelby Williams and Ellie Wirts.
The members were dismissed by incoming President Halle Oliver. Other incoming officers are: Vice President Allee Koestner, Secretary/Treasurer Cole Schlup, Reporter Emma Baer and Historian Brittney Ellington.
New members inducted include juniors and sophomores. Juniors inducted are: Taylor Geiser, Emily Serna and Brooke Lage. Sophomores inducted are: Quinn Albertson, Nicholas Althoff, Dalton Arnold, Gabriel Bailey, Megan Bailey, Emily Bilyeu, Kody Bisges, Austin Bolin, Briana Ceballos Nunez, Shefki Dauti, Bailey Fisher, Molly Forsythe, Colton Foss, Gracie George, Jessica George, Kelsay Gish, Hayden Green, Trystan Hees, Grace Henley, Trinity Higgins, Brooke Lage, Hayden Hoellering, Willow Hutton, Keegan Keller, Lydia Kincaid, Lesley Leon, Patricia Medina-Garcia, Alex Meisenheimer, Peyton Niemeier, Chatman Pardoe, Nathaniel Pickering, Trey Porter, Breanna Robert, Marni Smith, Samuel Smith, Scott Staton, MacKenzie Swillum, Ashlee Thomas, Kaitlyn Turner, Megan Witt and Yance Wolfrum.
Those continuing members presently juniors are: Jacob Adams, Emma Baer, Caleb Bleich, Bobby Brant, Brittney Ellington, Jaley Flippin, Brooklyn Ford, Trevor Gerling, Caitlin Halsey, Payten Hampton, Morgan Heather, Matthew Hurt, Jackson Johnston, Allee Koestner, Sydney Labuary, Elizabeth Lutz, Sarah McCord, Halle Oliver, Jonathan Prdoe, Cole Pettigrew, Savanna Qualls, Cole Schlup, Brooklyn VanLoo and Jacob Wolken.