Sixty-five students from Pacific Grove High School were inducted as new members of the national Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school Monday, English teacher Katie Selfridge said in an electronic announcement. Members were selected by the chapter’s faculty council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
The new inductees are: Kaitlin Alt, Arwa Awan, Paige Book, Yann Brown, Jessica Bullington, Robyn Bursch, Dylan Chesney, Tyler Chisman, Wonjoon Choi, Hannah Chung, Andrew Chyo, Bryan Clark, Lilli Consiglio, Claire D’Angelo, Lauren Dykman, Isabella Fenstermaker, Samuel Goldman, Maggie Grindstaff-Snyder, Reeve Grobecker, Nicole Hage, Mele Hautau, Jenna Hively, Michael Johnson, Michelle Katz, Sara Khalil, Jamin Kim-Sanders, Cody Lee, Skyler Lewis, James Liu, Brian Long, Emily Long, Rebecca Long, Lyla Mahmoud, Samatha Maksoud, Timothy Matthews, Kory Milar, Addison Miller, Lindsey Morgan, Maya Mueller, Carol Nader, Aubrie Odell, Maggie Paddock, Kristine Pak, Andrew Paxton, Michael Paxton, Katherine Phillips, Nathan Phillips, Makena Rakouska, Brianna Rakouska, Dean Randall, Amanda Satrio, Cindy Shen, Emily Shifflet, Meagan Shih, Sonja Paige Silkey, Corinne Sohle´, Emily Stewart, Sydney Thompson, Samantha Wagner, Eugenia Wang, Lauren Weichert, and Hayoung Youn.
“We are very proud to recognize these outstanding members of our student body. National Honor Society members are chosen for and then expected to continue their exemplary contributions to the school and community,” Selfridge said, who's also the chapter adviser.
In this its inaugural year, the Pacific Grove High School chapter will sponsor several student driven service projects for the school and community. The National Honor Society ranks as one of the oldest national organizations for high school students. There are chapters in more than 16,000 high schools and, since 1921, millions of students have been selected for membership.