MHS Inducts 133rd NHS Class
On Jan. 30, 2018, the Mishawaka High School (MHS) inducted its 133rd National Honors Society (NHS) class.
According to the NHS newsletter update 2018, the ceremony was held at six o’clock pm in the MHS auditorium. Current NHS President of the MHS chapter Patrick Gouker was the master of ceremonies. Each of the NHS officers will give a speech on the four pillars of of the NHS. The four pillars are: scholarship, leadership, character, and service. The honorary guest speaker was Mishawaka High School’s own Nathan Blair, a social studies teacher.
Gregg Smith is the National Honor Society advisor and a science teacher at Mishawaka High School. “The NHS is a nationwide organization that was founded in 1921,” said Smith.
Membership is extended to juniors and seniors. “These students must demonstrate qualities of scholarship, leadership, character, and service,” said Smith, “Once accepted members must maintain their grade point average in addition to keeping integrity,” said Smith.
NHS members are also required to complete a number of community service hours. “Membership into the NHS is held in high esteem by all individuals in the Mishawaka Community as most know the difficulty in being accepted and remaining a member,” concluded Smith.