Noosphere Chapter of the National Honor Society

The Noosphere Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 13 members on Tuesday evening, October 11. Three active NHS members conducted the ceremony, with one serving as master of ceremonies and two handing out pins, certificates, and reading the four principles of the organization. The 13 inductees demonstrated excellence in character, scholarship, leadership and service. New members include the following:

              Senior Julia Hilgeman of Chebanse,

              Senior Amarion Paxton of Ashkum,

              Senior Alana Pourroy of Clifton,

              Senior Luke Shoven of Clifton,

              Junior Kyle Gifford of Clifton,

              Junior Lucas Gifford of Clifton,

              Junior Allison Girard of Chebanse,

              Junior Isabelle Hemp of Chebanse,

              Junior Adyson Martin of Chebanse,

              Junior Emma McGill of Ashkum,

              Junior Tatum Parks of Ashkum,

              Junior Jackson Regnier of Chebanse,

              and Junior Izabelle Stoops of Chebanse.

Active NHS members include:

              Senior Haven Beherns of Ashkum,

               Senior Dylan Behrends of Clifton,

              Senior Alana Gray of Ashkum,

              Senior Nathan Kohn of Clifton,

              Senior Jayce Meier of Ashkum,

              Senior Caleb Meister of Ashkum,

              Senior Kylie Smith of Chebanse,

              Senior Katherine Winkel of Clifton,

The Noosphere Chapter of the National Honor Society was established in 1960. Since then, 1,038 students have been inducted into the chapter, including the 13 for the 2022-2023 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.