Senior NHS Members: Back row from left to right: Alex Pigeon, Kara Penney, Julia Matson, Katie Delorey, Iman Bendarkawi, Allysa Collins, Natalie Ellard, Mekenzie Levesque, Taylor Reis, Samantha Poirier, Nicole Cook, Danielle Whitcher, and Tiffani Vo. Front: Andrew Frazer, Cameron Kelley, Justin Nguyen, Dylan Bernache, Dennis McPeck, Brian Cohen and PJ Butler.
Ryan Quirk receives his brother Jared’s NHS senior certificate from RHS Principal, Dr. Cron.
Social Studies teacher and soccer coach, Richard MacAllister thanks the NHS for his honorary induction into the Rockland High School Pentelic Chapter of the National Honor Society.
Senior Mekenzie Levesque receives her NHS certificate from Principal Alan Cron. NHS President Danielle Whitcher (left) conducted the ceremony.
Junior inductees to the NHS: Back row left to right: Celia Rosa, Kate Dorney, Sarah Margolis, Haley Macray, Ashley Pezzella, Meghan Foster, Lexie Carchedi, and Caroline Kilduff. Front row left to right: Matt Kirslis, Jared Ochenduszko, Tom Spengler, Kevin Levesque, Ryan Sugrue, and Mark Ewell.
Seniors gather after the ceremony with Mr. Graziano and Ms. Walsh.
Senior NHS member Dylan Bernache introduced Social Studies teacher and coach Richard MacAllister as an honorary inductee to the NHS.
Senior Dennis McPeck and RHS Athletic Director Gary Graziano at the end of the ceremony. Dennis introduced Mr. Graziano as an honorary inductee of the NHS.
Vice President Alex Pigeon exemplifies the torch, symbolic of the National Honor Society.
Haley Macray, Veritas Web & Features Editor
On Wednesday, May 20, 15 students (14 Juniors and 1 Senior) were inducted into the Rockland High School Pentelic Chapter of the National Honor Society.
Senior members Dennis McPeck and Dylan Bernache introduced RHS Athletics Director, Gary Graziano and RHS social studies teacher and soccer coach, Richard MacAllister as honorary inductees of the NHS.
The ceremony was conducted by Danielle Whitcher, president of the Rockland High School Pentelic Chapter of the National Honor Society.
Secretary, Katie DeLorey announced where the senior members would be attending college.
Seniors Natalie Ellard, Alyssa Collins, Taylor Reis, and Samantha Poirier read the four virtues of NHS: character, scholarship, leadership, and service.
Following the reading of the four virtues, Vice President, Alex Pigeon exemplified the torch, a symbol of NHS.
Following the exemplification of the torch, the candidates for induction recited the NHS pledge and received their membership pins. Senior members received a yellow rose and their NHS certificate. Ryan Quirk accepted his brother, Jared Quirk’s certificate and rose on his behalf.