Forty-seven Wood River High School students are the newest members of the Philip T. Homer Chapter of the National Honor Society at the Hailey high school.
They were inducted Wednesday, Feb. 6, during an evening ceremony at the Community Campus gym in Hailey. This year's NHS inductees at Wood River are:
- Seniors Chris Coupe, Hannah Ward and Chessye Collette.
- Juniors Hanna Curran, Rob Paris, Mary VanZeipel, Piper Andrews, Alexandra Maricich, Breeze Potter, Bailey Ireland and Aimee Evans.
- Sophomores Aly Ward, Brendan Freund, Britton Stevenson, Chelsey Stevens, Crockett Stearns, Danny Sundali, Debbie Horn, Derek Williams, Gene Fairbrother, Ivory Dilley, Jacob Rodriquez, Jake Kaiser, Jeff Maxwell, Jimmy Hague, John Crotty and Jordan Niedrich; Josh Olbum, Juan Martinez and Karlee Stagg.
- Keven Abbott, Mal Prior, Megan Reidy, Michael Coiner, Morgan Pike, Nick Howard, Nicole Gillette, Rachael Maier, Ryan Gelskey, R.J. Forgeon, Rusty Williams and Sara Koonce, Sierra Brand, Steph Sloan, Stephanie Turner, Taylor Coiner and Tori Pfaeffle.
The National Honor Society rewards scholarship, leadership, service and character. In addition to maintaining cumulative GPAs of 3.5 or higher, each member is required to perform 15 hours of in-school community service and 30 hours out-of-school.
At Wednesday's ceremony, the honor society saluted Betty Ervin as recipient of the Nancy Williams Teacher Award for excellence in scholarship, leadership and character.
Seniors Lauren Morgenthaler and Hunter Scarborough were also honored for their participation in the national scholarship program.