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Runnels Inducts 23 into National Honor Society


Twenty-three Runnels High School students were welcomed into the National Honor Society at a formal induction ceremony held April 10 in the Gladys Hague Runnels Theatre.
They are sophomores Fatima Ahmad, Mia Alfonso, Evan Beoubay, Ansley Brown, Parker Collett, Caroline Collins, Sophie Edwards, Audrey Guess, Joseph Ismail, Preston Kyle, Madisan Milam, Kate Oehrle, Chris Ortego, Marshall Pentes, Connor Porthouse, Caleb Reid, Garrett Rhinehart, Brooke Sandefur, Emma Schlotterer, Ben Stafford, MollyBeth Wilkinson, and Christopher Yura and junior Grace Sandefur. 

Also inducted were the newly elected officers for the 2019-2020 school year. They are Aubri Watts, president; Jenna Carballo, vice president; Anna Manning and Ryan Ly, co-secretaries; and John Michael Spillane, treasurer. 
Conducting the ceremony were faculty co-advisers Norma Marsh and Colleen LeBlanc and current officers Emma Tooraen, president; Kayla Evans, vice president; Daniel Mayeaux, co-secretary; and Alex Morgan, treasurer. 
Admission to the National Honor Society is based on evidence of scholarship, good character, leadership, and service. In the Runnels chapter, a grade-point average of 3.5 is also required. 
The Runnels chapter, currently 61 members strong, received its charter in 1986.