• April 18, 2024

    National Honor Society inducts record number

    National Honor SocietyThe Upper St. Clair High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 213 new members during its annual induction ceremony on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, in the high school’s theater.

    At 213, this is the school’s largest number of new inductees and, representing 61% of the class of 2025, this is the largest percentage of a class on record. On average, approximately 51% of Upper St. Clair juniors are inducted into the National Honor Society.

    This year’s inductees include: George Abdel-Messih, Michael Albert, Kristen Albertini, Edith Alford, Hasan Alhajhusain, Cassandra Allen, Amir Alsahlani, Giuliana Amorosa, Joshua Anand, Aliyah Angelici, Siamak Bakhshi, Jamie Barrett, Michael Barrie, Emma Behanna, Jack Belack, John Bell, Samuel Berger, Brady Bernard, Lauren Blanke, Maxwell Biedrzycki, Brooke Bodamer, Jordan Brown, Maggie Brown, Dillon Brunner, Ryan Buonomo, Myla Burchill, Joshua Burlingame, Liam Burlovic, Anna Capobres, Mia Capriotti, Jake Casares, Sreshthi Chakraborty, Andrew Cianflone, Ava Coyle, Samuel Crossley, Samuel Cuba, Alexa Cwiklinski, Jai Daniel, Maren Davis, Bryan Deep, Hannah Del, Shrida Devaki, Jack Dittoe, George Drutis, Frankie Dubreil, Daegan Duffy, Ian Dvorin, Noor El Nokali, Anna Engelman, Anna Fera, Elena Finger, Sydney Fisher, Luke Fisher, Addison Fitzgerald, Cadence Forney, Andrew Fulton, Margaux Gandon, Rebecca Geisler, Nishma Ghimire, Nikolas Gidas, Noah Gidas, Roselyn Goldstein, George Gombar, Sophia Gorman, Sara Groninger, Meredith Grote, Caleb Guarino, Cassidy Guarino, Maya Guizzi, Anastasia Gzikowski, Nathan Haberman, Addison Haerr, Maya Hamade, Alison Hanna, Jacob Higgs, Ryan Hines, Jennifer Holderby, Grace Howell, Megan Hufnagel, Logan Hufnagel, Meredith Huzjak, Ryan Hyatt, Sofia Jahn, Michael James, Yuxiang Jiang, Jiya Jithosh, Rylee Kalocay, Ava Kasper, Maria Khila, Shawn Khurana, Sofia Kilzer, Annabelle Kirk, Paige Kline, Esther Knight, Yelena Knobel, Caroline Kobeski, Laasya Kommineni, Madison Kovacs, Raegan Kuhn, Aaryan Kumar, Tayla Kurzawa, Saajin Laffin, Ryan LaRocco, Esha Lathia, Brody Latiolais, Jackson Leco, Oscar Leimkuehler, Chengran Li, Owen Lusk, Ella Mackovich, Helly Makadia, Harshvardhan Mali, Mia Manalo, Juana Hailey Manansala, Mia Marino, Kesahi Mathanachandran, Tyler McClintock-Comeaux, Adam McFeeley, Rohan Mehta, Andrew Michalewsky, Hailey Miller, Opal Miller, Roshan Mishra, Riley Moorhead, Ava Mosler, Stella Moss, Owen Mucho, Liam Mulhern, Benjamin Murtough, Mea Musillo, Grace Myers, Shriya Narasimhan, Avery Neal, Tyler Newton, Komel Nulwala, Hope O'Neill, Madeleine Oliva, Ian Orsag, Elise Parrish, Manav Patel, Aubrey Pechart, Armen Pettit, Anderson Ploeger, Ari Plutko, Ryan Popp, Bryce Potter, Molly Powell, Emily Powell, Evan Proud, John Rainone, Hannah Randolph, Eli Rankin, Shresht Rawat, Meredith Rhodes, Holden Rickel, Tyler Robbins, Zoe Roberts, Claire Rosenberry, Carlee Santel, Roshan Satheesh Kumar, Krishna Sathya Vagheeswar, Benjamin Schnore, Eitan Schwartz, Benjamin Seewald, Kaarthikha Senthilkumar, Daniel Shanholtzer, Eleanor Shanholtzer, Anushka Sharma, Ishaan Sharma, Addyson Shedd, Erin Shehab, Maxim-Levi Shevchenko, Yuhong Shi, Carly Shontz, Thomas Slowey, Abigail Smith, Valentina Sobarzo, Jeffrey Song, Sarah Spencer, Shreya Sriram, Jake Stalder, Jonathan Stein, Sidney Stevenson, Isabella Stewart, Nathaniel Stohl, Marley Super, Suhaan Sutariya, Shreeva Sutreja, Alexander Swanson, Katherine Sweeney, Hunter Talai, Lauren Tanner, Olivia Terlecki, Nikhita Thakuria, Lily Thompson, Ian Tobin, Aidan Tobin, William Tomb, Griffin Tomsheck, Emma Toosi, Marcus Tranquilli, John Tripodes, Divya Jyothi Udhayakumar, Darcy Vilkner, Isabel Vilensky, Sydney Waldron, Molly Walsh, Cameron Wasson, Bailey Wells, Skyler Wenk, Sophia Whitman, Ezra Zahalsky and Hannah Zheng

    The 2023-24 National Honor Society officers include seniors Vir Kamat, president; Theeya Chen, vice-president; Shubham Patel, treasurer; and Clara Senchyshak, secretary. Dr. Steve Torquato, social studies teacher, serves as the faculty adviser.

    The National Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, National Honor Society serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. These traits have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.