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.