The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at James Hart School in Homewood inducted 48 new members.
Parents and administrators were present for the candle-lighting ceremony on April 17.
Students who have a cumulative 3.75 GPA after five terms ― three from sixth grade and two from seventh grade ― are given an application for acceptance into NJHS. The application must demonstrate community service and school involvement.
Applications are reviewed by a teacher committee and approved for membership.
Students must maintain the 3.75 GPA and continue to be role models at James Hart and uphold the five pillars of the national organization: scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character.
Newly inducted members of the eighth grade class are Adam Kramer, Michael Love, Mikayla McIntyre, Natalia Ojeda, Mary Ramos and Miracle Thomas.
Newly inducted seventh graders are Jasmine Alfred, Jaiden Allen, Charles Anderson, Alexander Bertucci, Drew Bingham, Nya Clark, Sollomon Crowder, Waylon Deck, Patrick Donahue.
Alyssa Freeman, Sophia Hinich, Jeanette Kouassi, Aaron Latman, Jessica Lyseng, Anaya McCoy, Ella Mott, Rowan Moxley, Aliyah Muhammad.
Jenna Prado, Timothy Redmond, Amelia Schlismann, Claire Schneider, Samantha Sextonson, Madison Skowronski, Cameryn Tarver, Vivian Werner, Elizabeth Wojcikowski and Wynton Wright.
Officers for the 2016-17 school year have been Jordyn Johnson, president; Ryan Taylor, vice president; Tacy Graham, treasurer; Anna Keigher, secretary; and Trevor Brooks, historian.