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West Orange High School Inducts Record Number of Students into National Honor Society

WEST ORANGE, NJ - A record number of 91 West Orange High School juniors were inducted into the National Honor Society on June 8 in a ceremony held in the auditorium.

Outgoing officers Dev Patel (President), Aaliyah Kamalei (Vice-President), Brianna Dannemiller (Secretary), and Ryan Retino (Treasurer), welcomed new members and led them in the National Honor Society oath: "I pledge myself to uphold the high purposes of the National Honor Society to which I have been  selected. I will be true to the principles for which it stands, I will be loyal to my school, and will maintain and encourage high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, and character." 

Principal Hayden Moore welcomed students, teachers, and family members to the ceremony, noting, "As the proud principal of West Orange High School, I am excited to be here to recognize so many of our outstanding students."

The NHS is represented by four pillars marked "scholarship, leadership, service, and character." Established in 1921, the National Honor Society requires students to complete an application and essay and have a GPA of 3.55 or higher for membership consideration/ Co-advisors Anna D'Elia and Gregory Saul presented certificates and pins to the new members, along with a white rose. Seniors in the National Honor Society received their cords for graduation earlier in the day.

See all the photos from the National Honor Society Induction Ceremony HERE.

See the program HERE



Newly inducted members of the National Honor Society at WOHS.



Cynthia Cumming
June 20, 2022