Purdy NHS welcomes new members, hosts academic excellence celebration
March 27, 2019
The Purdy High School National Honor Society hosted its annual Evening of Excellence on Tuesday, March 12. Secondary Principal Derek Banwart distributed academic letters to students who achieved membership on the A or A/B Honor Roll for three consecutive semesters. Academic and Speech and Debate participants were also recognized. Purdy Future Business Leaders of America Advisers Kay Wright and Ashley Brown recognized students who ranked in the top ten at the District Leadership Conference and honored those who will be advancing to the state competition in April. The evening also featured a National English Honor Society ceremony and culminated with the district’s National Honor Society induction, where Adviser Jennifer Cornelius welcomed 14 new members to the prestigious organization. New NHS inductees are pictured, from left to right. Front row: Jacob Brown, son of Jason and Darcy Brown; Clay Henderson, son of Jay and Shelley Henderson; Shana Whisman, daughter of Shane Whisman and Denise Hembree; Elizabeth Hoffman, daughter of Joe and Lisa Hoffman; Soledad Salas, daughter of Jose and Tomasa Salas; Shelby Haskins, daughter of David and Karen Haskins; and Heather Greenway, daughter of Chris and Becky Greenway. Back row: Annabelle Bowman, daughter of Johnny and Carol Ann Bowman; Andres Aldaba, son of Rene and Martha Aldaba; Kinsley Mattingly, daughter of Jim and Rhonda Mattingly; Lauren Schallert, daughter of Todd and Tracy Schallert; Macy Terry, daughter of Michelle and Kenny Jones and Scott Terry; Sean Thomas, son of James and Susan Thomas; and Audrey Lowe, daughter of J.D. and Tracy Lowe.