NHS Holds Fall Induction At GPS

Friday, October 18, 2013

GPS Senior Mary Chandler Gwin, president of the Duffy Jarnagin chapter of the GPS National Honor Society, presided over the fall induction ceremony on Thursday that honored seniors and juniors with new membership. 

The induction was preceded by essay tributes to the scholarship, service, character, and leadership that the newest members have displayed as students at GPS. In addition to their academic success, they are artists, athletes, community volunteers, and class officers.  

Joining the society of scholars are Katie Morgan, Ann Potter, Sarah Richie, Anjali Chandra, Ragan Foley, April Forsthoffer, Hannah Geerlings, Ellie Haskins, Rachel Hudson, Najia Humayun, Abby Jansen, Katie McDougal, Anina Mu, Hira Munir, Taylor Reid, Lindsay Rufolo, Nia Sanders, Cami Shands, Hannah Thel, Anne Miller Welborn, Meg Winchester, and Gloria Yan. 

Other officers of the chapter include Jessica Erhart, vice president; Lucy Whitfield, secretary; and Meghna Talluri, treasurer, who led the student body in a beautiful a cappella singing of the GPS alma mater.

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