Seven students join Alverno’s most prestigious campus organization
Published : Monday, December 19, 2016 | 2:34 PM
Recently, the Daemen Chapter of the National Honor Society at Alverno Heights Academy inducted 7 new members into their ranks.
The National Honor Society is an organization that recognizes academic success while encouraging the continued development of character, leadership, and community service. At Alverno, National Honor Society students participate in various service projects including tutoring students, bell ringing for the Salvation Army at Christmas, and other projects that benefit both Alverno and the local community. Additionally, members of National Honor Society are active members in Alverno student government, campus organizations, athletic teams, and the visual and performing arts while maintaining impressive academic records. In fact, the average GPA of members of the National Honor Society at Alverno Heights Academy is 4.35.
New members to the National Honor Society include juniors Alicia Mercado, Anica Quizon, Evina Wang, and Melody Wu and seniors Catherine Johnson, Allison Joseph, and Arianna Muñoz.
These young women join junior Laura Chen and seniors Alexis Baro, Marisa Dragos, Jillian Kislow, Asia Leong, Alicia Lindheimer and Moondera Rabb as members of the National Honor Society at Alverno.
“For over 55 years, Alverno has been providing young women with incredible activities and exceptional academic opportunities,” said Julia V. Fanara, Head of School. “The National Honor Society is one of the highest achievements a student can achieve in high school. Through Alverno’s mission of empowering each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be, these 14 young women have grown into women of scholarship, service, leadership and character.”
About Alverno Heights Academy
Alverno Heights Academy is an all-girls, independent, progressive Catholic, college preparatory school dedicated to its mission of empowering each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be. Located on the property of the former Barlow Estate in Sierra Madre, California, Alverno Heights Academy was founded in 1960 by the Sisters of St. Francis who sought to create an environment in the San Gabriel Valley where young women could become informed and knowledgeable persons. Later renamed Alverno High School and sponsored by the Immaculate Heart Community, Alverno’s program—academic, spiritual, aesthetic, social, and physical—has been shaped by the staff, trustees, and students. As Alverno Heights Academy once again, the school remains committed to its mission by encouraging each of their young women to be who they imagine. For more information about Alverno Heights Academy, please visit www.alvernoheightsacademy.org.