Twelve students join Alverno’s most prestigious campus organization
Published : Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 3:21 PM
On December 3, the Daemen Chapter of the National Honor Society at Alverno High School inducted 12 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 High School is 4.25.
New members to the National Honor Society include sophomore Laura Chen; juniors Alexis Baro, Jillian Kislow, Alicia Lindheimer and Moondera Rabb; and seniors Clara Avila, Natalie Hernandez-Barber, Maria Luchetta, Danielle Ramirez, Jenny Sun, Sabrina Torres, and Emily Yekikian.
These young women join juniors Marisa Dragos and Asia Leong as well as seniors Amy Aghajanian, Caitlyn Delgadillo, Isabel Diaz, Emily Lopez, Ciara Madigan, Cameron Martinez, Alexxa Vasquez, and Alexis Winstanley 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 22 young women have grown into women of scholarship, service, leadership and character.”
About Alverno High School
Alverno High School is a progressive Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women dedicated to preparing them to function in a society as informed, knowledgeable persons, who have the requisite skills to make and implement mature decisions about complex problems. Enlivened by the spirit of its Immaculate Heart Community sponsors, and mindful of the Franciscan roots of its founders, Alverno’s program—academic, spiritual, aesthetic, social, and physical—is shaped by the staff, trustees, and students in light of the world for which the students are being educated. Alverno’s mission is to empower each young woman to be exactly the person she wants to be and since 1960, Alverno has empowered more than 4,500 women to meet that goal. For more information about Alverno High School, please call (626) 355-3463 or visit www.alverno-hs.org.