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PA Cyber inducts 76 into National Honor Society, 49 into National Junior Honor Society

Nov 22, 2016

Seventy-six new members were recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Chapter of the National Honor Society and 49 new members were inducted into the Junior Honor Society.

Ceremonies for NHS and NJHS took place Nov. 7 at the Cranberry Marriott in Cranberry, Nov. 9 at the Best Western Premier in Harrisburg, and Nov. 10 at the Hyatt House near King of Prussia Mall in Philadelphia. NJHS also had a ceremony Nov. 6 at the Airport Pittsburgh Marriott in Robinson.

At each NHS ceremony, inductees recited the National Honor Society Pledge in a candlelight ceremony, promising to uphold the organization's ideals of character, scholarship, leadership and service. Inductees each received a gold cord to wear at graduation ceremonies, a certificate, a gold NHS pin and gift bag.

The PA Cyber NHS Chapter was formed seven years ago, according to advisors Mary Crapis and Alesha Yaria.

The National Junior Honor Society, established in 2014, is an organization for students in grades 6-9, which recognizes and promotes leadership, citizenship, character, service, and scholarship. The PA Cyber chapter is in its third year. Students at each NJHS ceremony received a certificate and NJHS pin.

Those inducted into the National Honor Society are: Hallie Abbott, Ma'sum Abdul Wadud, Zahidah Abdul Wadud, Abby Althouse, Emily Atland, Christina Amodeo, Christina Arms, Ambrosia Arms, Elizabeth Bell, Alize Bright, Katelyn Burtyk, Micah A. Butler, Joseph Chaney, Emily Cox, Cassandra Davies, Jennifer DeCastro, Emma Devlin, Tiffani DiBona, Grace Dymski, Katarina Frantz, Kaylee Gilhooley, Bennett Gorman, Emily Gotkiewicz, Sarah Gotkiewicz, Jessica Grisby, Faith Guy, Werner Wolfgang Hager V, Rebecca Hapeman, Madison Harry, Morinda Hoelzle, Laura Horn, Sarah Hulse, Colleen Elizabeth John, Grace Karaki, Megan Knier, Joseph Kratohwill, Shelby Lang, Joshua Larson, Benjamin Lazzaro, Gracey Lombardo, Quatrina Long-Tate, Nicole Mackenstein, Andie Mapel, David Marinchak, Luke Mills, Ishra Musa, Shain O'Hern II, Brianna Pritts, Mason Rabenold, Brooklyn Paige Ramer, Jasmine Rao, Audrey Redding, Anna Rickman, Gabrielle Romano-Toppetta, Riley Roslund, Emily Salvi, Taylor Samosky, Brianna Santucci, Gerard Schleicher, Jonilyn Sharpe, Adiella Smith, Teshiana Smith-Nichols, Aidan Sommers, Johanna Suter, Joseph Suter, Morgan Sutton, Renee Thiele, Chloe Thompson, Sadie Werner, Isaac White, Anna Wildermuth, Rachel Wolfe, and Allison Wood.

Those inducted into the National Junior Honor Society are: Gianna Abbott, Emory Anderson, Ryan Brandon, Mackenzie Buck, Noah D. Butler, Autumn MariJo Campbell, Malia Carter, Anne Elizabeth Castellano, Claire W. Coury, Julia Davis, Zachary Douglas, Hannah Dunkerley, Mark Edinboro, Madison Eleanor Frantz, Hannah Franzone, Mackenzie Garbin, Kaylee Good, Curtis Gruber, Louis Gruber, Zach Hardway, Lavender Holzwarth, Alexis Humphrey, James Kelly, Sarah Kelly, Yasmine M. Khelil-Cherfi, Tyler Kratohwill, Tyler Lissy, Autumn Lydic, Morgan McKinnis, Noah Meckes, William Morgan, Kyle J. Mosbacher, Donna Nagorny, Christopher Palmieri, Jayden Leigh Ramer, Skyler Rickman, Ilyas Sadrafe, Samantha Schomburg, Joanna Renee Shaw, Alina Sheikh, Marcello Anthony Shupp, Elizabeth Snedeker, Charley Steffey, Kiera Whitehouse, Madison Grace Whitford, Alexis Wieland, Zachery Willard, Larry D. Williams III, and Bradley Wright.

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About PA Cyber

Serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) is one of the largest, most experienced, and most successful online public schools in the nation. PA Cyber's online learning environments, personalized instructional methods, and choices of curricula connect Pennsylvania students and their families with state-certified and highly-qualified teachers, and rich academic content that is aligned to state standards. Founded in 2000, PA Cyber is headquartered in Midland (Beaver County) and maintains a network of support offices throughout the state. As a public school, PA Cyber is open for enrollment by any school-age child residing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and does not charge tuition to students or families.