“On Service,” Winston Churchill stated, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Mr. Hammer emphasized this quote in his speech to Millbrook’s newest NHS inductees. He feels this reinforces what National Honor Society is all about.
On Tuesday, December 2, 59 new students were inducted into the National Honor Society. That now makes 122 total National Honor Society members at Millbrook High School. The National Honors Society is a long living tradition where students have a 3.5 GPA or higher, are active in their community, and have a solid reputation in their school. They are then called to be apart of the academic achievement.
Mr. Hammer, a history teacher, is the director and coordinator of NHS. Apart of the program in his Michigan High School, 16 years later he is now a mentor to all members. Sarah Jefferies is the president, along with her co-council members Cal Lockley, Casey Ackerman, and Maddie Treiber.
Each inductee was allowed to invite guests such as parents, siblings, grandparents, and friends to the ceremony.
The current members were asked to stand in recognition. Then each inductee was called to walk across the stage to shake each leader’s hand and accept their certificate.
Leadership team members gave a short speech along with Mr. Hammer and Mrs. Puglisi, who spoke for Mrs. Butler in her regretful absence.
Mr. Hammer stated, “I am always amazed at the time and energy students put into National Honor Society and excited to see the direction it takes with our new members.”