Noosphere Chapter of the National Honor Society

The Noosphere Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 12 members on Wednesday evening, November 10. Three active NHS members conducted the ceremony, with one serving as mistress of ceremonies and two handing out pins, certificates, and reading the four principles of the organization. The 12 inductees demonstrated excellence in character, scholarship, leadership and service. New members include the following:

              Senior Laney Bottorff of Clifton,

              Senior Kaylee Brosseau of Clifton,

              Senior Allison Cox of Clifton,

              Senior Sydney Hanson of Ashkum,

              Junior Haven Beherns of Ashkum,

              Junior Dylan Behrends of Clifton,

              Junior Alana Gray of Ashkum,

              Junior Nathan Kohn of Clifton,

              Junior Jayce Meier of Ashkum,

              Junior Caleb Meister of Ashkum,

              Junior Kylie Smith of Chebanse,

              Junior Katherine Winkel of Clifton,

Active NHS members include:

              Senior Christa Hickman of Ashkum,

              Senior Carly Perzee of Ashkum,

              Senior Katie Thompson of Clifton,

The Noosphere Chapter of the National Honor Society was established in 1960. Since then, 1,025 students have been inducted into the chapter, including the 12 for the 2021-2022 school year. That number represents 15% of graduating seniors since 1960.

National Honor Society was established in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. By 1930, more than 1,000 chapters existed. Today, National Honor Society chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. territories and Canada, with an estimated one millions participants. According to the National Honor Society website, doctors, actors, actresses, astronauts, politicians, award winners, professional athletes and one U.S. President (Gerald Ford) are NHS members.