Glassboro Intermediate School Inducts 26 Members to the NJHS
For Immediate Release
PR2018- GIS National Junior Honor Society
May 31, 2019
Glassboro Inducts Students into its National Junior Honor Society
Glassboro Intermediate School students took the spotlight on May 30 at the school’s 32nd Annual National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The school inducted 26 new members into the society, including _ eighth-graders and _ seventh-graders. New NJHS inductees include (in alphabetical, not picture order) Aubre’ Blake, Rebecca Crispin, Ella Crosbee, Shaelyn Donnelly, Jacob Fitzgerald, Michael Graves, Reice Griffin, Adiaha Hazeley, Drew Jackels, Megan Keating, Jonathan Knorr, Isabella Marini, Ryann McCausland, Lauryn Miller, Madison Olsen, Conrad Raynor, Samuel Raynor, Allison Rorer, Kayla Soucy, Ryland Stark, Chase Startare, Schalen Taylor, Ryan Thomas (Honorary), Paola Tirado, Samantha Tranz, and Ella Wujick. GIS teacher Jennifer Budmen, pictured with students, is the school’s NJHS adviser.
In keeping with tradition, students played the largest role in the ceremony. Returning members inducted the new class and spoke about the organization’s pillars (Scholarship, Leadership, Character, Citizenship, Service), history, responsibility, service projects and more. Returning NJHS members include President Ciane Lopez, Vice President Kadie DiGiuseppe, Secretary Mariyia DiBenedetto, Carter Kensil, Julia Lipsett, Jacob Lord, McKenna McIlvaine, McKenzie Mulch, Madison Putney, Gabriella Randazzo, and Alyssa Riley.
Dr. Mark Silverstein, superintendent of Glassboro Schools, GIS Principal LaVonyia Mitchell, and Budmen presented NJHS certificates at the ceremony.
“I would like to thank our adviser, Mrs. Budmen, and, of course, our parents for all of their support in getting us to this memorable day. To our inductees, this will be the start of increasingly vigorous academic milestones. You’ve already gone that step to avoid peer pressure by putting in extra time on your studies. I hope to see you at the high school ceremony as well in just a few short years,” said Silverstein.
The official name of the GIS chapter of NJHS is the KIP Chapter, standing for Knowledge, Integrity and Pride. The GIS KIP Chapter Faculty Council includes Budmen, Shannon Batten, Suzanne Carson, Susan Mallardi, Michelle Meehan, Patricia Schmus, and Matthew Schwarz.