The Sacred Heart School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) and National Honor Society (NHS) recently held a joint ceremony to induct 53 new members.

The ceremony, held at Sacred Heart Chapel, inducted 22 6th-8th-grade students into NJHS and 31 9th-12th-grade students into NHS. Inductees were selected on the basis of service, leadership, citizenship, and character. Inductees must have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Including the newly inducted class, 34 students are members of NJHS and 56 students are members are part of NHS at Sacred Heart School. The purpose of NJHS and NHS is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulate a desire to render service, promote leadership and good citizenship, and develop character in the students of Sacred Heart School.

Pictured: SMITH Reuben Smith receives his ceremonial induction pin from his father, Mike Smith, during the joint Sacred Heart School NHS/NJHS induction ceremony.

Pictured: LIGHTING NJHS Vice President, Sophie Anderson, lights the candle of NJHS inductee, Rylie Schlarb. The tradition of lighting the candles symbolizes the four pillars of NJHS: scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

Current Senior Inductees:
Adelynn Hunsaker
Kaytlin Kempf
Lucas Martin
John Ulbrich

Incoming Senior Inductee
Alexandria Finney

Incoming Junior Inductees
Miguel Alejo
Stephen Belles
Cade Brown
Kate Carney
Caitlin Carrico
Alexis Chappell
Laura Granados
Michael Marquez
Jordan Hill
Mariana Restrepo
Emma Siron
Elijah Smeltzer
Abby Tippie
Jaden Velado
Osvaldo Martinez-Garcia

Incoming Sophomore Inductees
Spencer Aeschbacher
Samantha Altena
Ellie Coruna
Brooke Epple
Ximena Lopez
Jackson Manning
Jack Schroeder
Reuben Smith
Shea Smith
Mariah Van Leer F

Incoming Freshmen Inductee
Riley Bradley

Incoming 8th-grade Inductees
Cassidy Bentch
Ebrinn Cahill
Delaney Grose
Logan Howell
Emilee Jackson
Thomas Jenkins
Austin Perez
James Russell
Anthony Sierra
Max Van Leer
David Gutierrez Talamantes

Incoming 7th-grade Inductees
Emily Alvarado-Ruiz
Kieran Cahill
Paisley Carl
Kingston Castanedo
Juliet Conant
Lauren Diller
Kyler Downing
Katherine Kehl
Kynslee Prewitt
Rylie Schlarb
Jacob Velando

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