BELOIT - The West Branch High School Athena Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 26 new members at its Annual Induction Ceremony April 22 in the high school auditorium. Immediately following the induction the NHS members, their families and faculty enjoyed a reception in the cafeteria.
Following the processional, the Young and Alive show choir sang the National Anthem.
Chapter President Jacob Ross provided the welcome. Leila Katabi, Anna Dillon, Jessica Sands and Olivia Render introduced new members and parents.
New members inducted into the West Branch High School Athena Chapter of the National Honor Society April 22, front from left, Madison Malloy, Trevor Gibbons, Madison Estock, Rachael Murphy, Lydia Maendel, Brett Fish; second row, Taylor Campbell, Allison Harris, Lauren Martig, Alexandrea Garrett, Bailey McElwain, Brianna Rzucidlo, Colby Briceland; third row, Caitlin Metzgar, Katelyn Mountain, Amanda Linhart, Levi Plocher, Frederick Schlueter, Thomas Korda, Ben Dickerhoof; fourth row, Breanna Winters, Rashele Whaley, Dylan Walker, Jeremy Truex, Matthew Truex and Victoria Skolosh. (Salem News photo by Kevin Howell)
Chapter Treasurer Kyla Sharp spoke about the NHS trait scholarship; Secretary Madeline Mitchell, character; Vice President Valerie Weingart, leadership; and Ross, service. Ross also led the candle lighting and NHS pledge. Samantha Morey recited the poem "I Will."
New members included Colby Briceland, son of Denny and Kari Briceland of Salem; Taylor Campbell, daughter of Randy and Karen Campbell of Homeworth; Ben Dickerhoof, son of Daniel and Susanne Dickerhoof of Homeworth; Madison Estock, daughter of Andy and Amy Estock of Alliance; Brett Fish, son of Bill and Esther Fish of Salem; Alexandrea Garrett, daughter of Pat Garrett and Patti Utes of Beloit; Trevor Gibbons, son of Eric and Shelly Gibbons of Alliance; Allison Harris, daughter of Ken and Linda Harris of Beloit; Thomas Korda, son of William and Sandra Korda of Salem; Amanda Linhart, daughter of Michael and Trisha Linhart of Salem; Bailey McElwain, daughter of Mike and Jamie McElwain of North Georgetown; Lydia Maendel, daughter of Matthew and Elizabeth Maendel of Alliance; Madison Malloy, daughter of Rick and Sherri Malloy of Salem; Lauren Martig, daughter of Bill and Lisa Martig of Salem; Caitlin Metzgar, daughter of Mark and Brenda Metzgar of Beloit; Katelyn Mountain, daughter of Kim and Dale Mountain of Salem; Rachael Murphy, daughter of Jerry and Eva Murphy and Carl Binius of Beloit; Levi Plocher, son of Todd and Jody Plocher of Salem; Brianna Rzucidlo, daughter of Ray and Josephine Carter of Alliance; Frederick Schlueter, son of Fritz and Lori Schlueter of Salem; Victoria Skolosh, daughter of Joe and Carrie Skolosh of Salem; Jeremy Truex, son of Mark and Darla Truex of Beloit; Matthew Truex, son of Mark and Darla Truex of Beloit; Dylan Walker, son of Jon Walker and Melissa Sweatt of Sebring; Rashele Whaley, daughter of Joseph and Michele Whaley of Alliance; Breanna Winters, daughter of Ed and Mary Winters of North Benton.