"Some people make it happen, some people watch it happen, and some people ask 'what happened'. I implore you to go out there and make it happen."
With these words Marcellus Senior High School Principal John Durkee welcomed students and families to the 2011 National Honor Society Induction ceremony held Sunday March 27 at the high school cafeteria. The ceremony was organized by faculty advisers Heidi Busa and Laura Kuhns along with senior class members of honor society.
National Honor Society president Nicholas Huss welcomed families and spoke to the honor society selection process. Huss was followed by seniors Melissa Lee, Tim Schneider, Sarah Glose and Emily Lobello, who highlighted the honor society's traits of scholarship, character, community service and leadership. Schneider defined character as "doing the right thing when no one is watching and upholding the Marcellus High School motto of 'integrity, tenacity, and community.'"
Sarah Glose reminded the new inductees of all the support they had received from parents, families and teachers along their successful educational journeys.
"Community service is recognizing the support you have had in your life and supporting those in the community that need your support," she said.
Of course, the highlight of the honor society induction program was the introduction of each National Honor Society 2011 inductee. A slide show provided the backdrop as one-by-one current society members shared the achievements and admirable character traits of their newly inducted peers.
A reception sponsored by the Marcellus Academic Club was held in the high school foyer following the induction ceremony. Here are this year's Marcellus Senior High School National Honor Society Inductees: