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NHS duties remain valid through e-learning period

In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent school closure, NHS sponsors Amanda Campos and Erin Rawls released information to current National Honor Society (NHS) members regarding updated membership requirements. No information has been released regarding the induction ceremony that was scheduled to happen on May 7 for current sophomores and juniors who will be inducted for the 2020-21 school year.

In an updated member agenda located on the CPHS website, the sponsors noted that no members will be penalized for not meeting their point requirements for the second semester. However, members should be expected to maintain the four core pillars that NHS promotes as e-learning continues: scholarship, leadership, service and character.

The sponsors encourage members to engage and help in their communities, while also remaining positive in light of school closures and the global pandemic. Campos and Rawls noted that although the situation may not be ideal, members are still expected to act with integrity and help others whenever it is safe and possible. 

Further information regarding director applications for the following school year and inducting new members into NHS has not yet been released. The sponsors concluded their update with reassurance, noting that any information will be passed along to current members regarding the club as it becomes available to them.

Madelyn Whitaker
Madelyn Whitaker is a sophomore going into her second year in journalism but her first year on the Inklings staff. She also runs varsity track and cross country, and is in the Kiwanis Club. She enjoys reading, writing, and cooking. Madelyn she enjoys writing opinion pieces and arts and entertainment pieces. Madelyn hopes to improve her writing and photography skills on staff this year. She wants to go to college and get a degree in biophysics or chemical/biological engineering.

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