Mountaintop Eighth-Graders Inducted Into MMI Prep School Honor Societies
NATIONAL LATIN HONOR SOCIETY (NLHS): MMI eighth-grade students were inducted into the National Latin Honor Society (NLHS) at a ceremony held recently at the school. Inductees and ceremony participants include, front from left: Dana Carrato, Megan Marchetti, Gabriella DeMelfi, Joey Kress and Olivia Minzola. Row two: faculty member Dennis Clarke, Keenan Overa, Joshua Narrow, Ryan Touey, Garrett Kost, Evan Dryfoos and Head of School Thomas Hood. Back: faculty member the Very Rev. Lawrence Barriger, Nicholas Young, Samuel Sessock, Quentin Novinger, Kisan Patel and Niklas Byriel.
NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY (NJHS): MMI eighth-grade students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at a ceremony held recently at the school. Inductees and ceremony participants include, front from left: Erin Sari, Dana Carrato, Megan Marchetti, Sukanya Kansara, Katie Eschenbach, Sereina Brenhofer, Mountaintop; Gabriella DeMelfi, Joey Kress, Olivia Minzola and Allison McGeehan. Row two: faculty member Dennis Clarke, Keenan Overa, Joshua Narrow, Ryan Eschenbach, Garrett Kost, Evan Dryfoos, Anirban Chowdhury, Kevin Cibak and Niklas Byriel, Mountaintop. Back: faculty member the Very Rev. Lawrence Barriger, Nicholas Young, Ryan Touey, Dylan Slusser, Samuel Sessock, Kisan Patel, Quentin Novinger, Mountaintop; Dillon Merenich and Head of School Thomas Hood.
HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS-Eleven students in the Misericordia University biology program were inducted into the Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) National Biological Honor Society during an induction ceremony. Inducted into the national honor society, first row from left, are Deanna Krzywicki, Heather Marsico, Drums; Maria LoBrutto, Sara Sabatino, Nuangola; Alice Messler, Kathryn Heffner; second row, Katelyn Serino, Katie Kuzminski, David Dorbad, Jenna Strubhar, Adaline Predmore and Dr. Larry Corpus, assistant professor, biology.

Eighth-grade students from MMI Preparatory School were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) and the National Latin Honor Society (NLHS) at a ceremony held recently at the school.

MMI Head of School Thomas G. Hood provided opening remarks and greeted students, parents, family and friends before the formal candlelight ceremony.

Hood said students accepted into the societies are honored for their dedication to achieving excellence at MMI and in their daily lives.

“These students have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, character and citizenship while attending MMI. I congratulate each one of them for earning this honor tonight,” he said.

National Junior Honor Society inductees include Mountaintop/White Haven area residents: Ali Aijaz, son of Fakhruddin and Naghma Aijaz, Mountaintop; Sereina Brenhofer, daughter of Jamie Knight and Jarrett Kaminsky, Mountaintop; Niklas Byriel, son of Kim and Julia Byriel, Mountaintop; Quentin Novinger, son of Quentin and Lorraine Novinger, Mountaintop.

National Latin Honor Society inductees are: Ali Aijaz, Niklas Byriel, Dana Carrato, Gabriella DeMelfi, Garrett Kost, Joey Kress, Megan Marchetti, Olivia Minzola, Joshua Narrow, Quentin Novinger, Keenan Overa, Kisan Patel, Samuel Sessock, Ryan Touey and Nicholas Young.