MMI Preparatory School inducted 17 eighth-grade students into the National Junior Honor Society and 13 students into the National Latin Honor Society during a ceremony at the school.
MMI Acting Head of School Dr. William Shergalis ’58 welcomed those in attendance and led the Pledge of Allegiance. The Very Reverend Lawrence Barriger, faculty advisor of the honor societies, read the Criteria of Members and presided over the induction of new members. Barriger also introduced the guest speaker, Attorney Stephen Palubinsky ’07, and provided closing remarks.
National Junior Honor Society inductees are: Ashley Bonafacio, daughter of Edwin and Rosa Bonifacio, Hazleton; Sadie Cloud, daughter of Tiffany Cloud and Erik Olson, Conyngham; Jeffrey DeAngelo, son of Aaron and Grete Floryshak, Sugarloaf, and Louis DeAngelo, Hazle Township; Trystin DeRemer, son of Thomas and Catherine DeRemer, Conyngham; Brenna Eckhart, daughter of Charles and Kim Eckhart, Lehighton; Anden Karlick, son of Andrew and Carinne Karlick, Freeland; Evelyn Lacombe, daughter of Megan Schneider, White Haven, and Brian Lacombe, Silver Springs; Emely Lopez-Rodriguez, daughter of Eduart Lopez and Veronica Rodriguez, Hazle Township; Kate Malay, daughter of John and Kathryn Malay, Jim Thorpe; Noah Mazzie, son of Keith Mazzie and Alison Dryfoos-Mazzie, Conyngham; Ty McDermott, son of Terrence and Lesley McDermott, White Haven; Manal Muhammad, daughter of Ikram and Alia Muhammad, Mountaintop; Jakob Narrow, son of Howard and Marie Narrow, Hazleton; Samuel Pacchioli, son of Marc and Nancy Pacchioli, Barnesville; Ava Putnam, daughter of Benjamin and Andrea Putnam, Sugarloaf; Kasia Svendson, daughter of Kevin and Wanna Bitel, Drums; and Lauren Urosevich, daughter of Dr. Thomas and Lori Urosevich, Mountaintop.
National Latin Honor Society inductees are: Ashley Bonifacio, Sadie Cloud, Jeffrey DeAngelo, Trystin DeRemer, Brenna Eckhart, Evelyn Lacombe, Emely Lopez-Rodriguez, Ty McDermott, Manal Muhammad, Jakob Narrow, Ava Putnam, Kasia Svendson, and Lauren Urosevich.