On September 18, 2019, the Anthony B. Meldahl Chapter of the National Honor Society of Felicity-Franklin High School held its 53rd induction ceremony. The chapter inducted 14 new members, including 11 juniors and 3 seniors. These members are some of the best and brightest Felicity-Franklin High School has to offer and will serve the chapter well in the coming year. Many guests attended the ceremony to recognize these high-achieving students.
National Honor Society members must demonstrate qualities of scholarship, leadership, service, and character, and each of the new inductees have shown these qualities in abundance. Before being inducted, a selection committee made up of FFHS staff members reviewed applications from all potential new inductees and narrowed the field of candidates down to this year's number. During the induction ceremony, inductees learn more about these four qualities or pillars and pledged to uphold these qualities which National Honor Society members must possess.
In line with the pillar of service, new inductees completed their first service activity following the induction ceremony by serving dinner to guests. These members will continue to work both individually and as a chapter to perform community service throughout the following year.
The Felicity-Franklin NHS has several community service activities in the 2019-2020 calendar that members may participate in, including the creation of a Veterans Honor Wall to recognize Felicity-Franklin High School alumni who have served or are serving in the military, Cardboard City to raise awareness for homelessness, Pasta for Pennies to raise money toward leukemia and lymphoma research, and several day trips to service organization such as Matthew 25 Ministries and Empower Youth.