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    National Honor Society Inducts 50 Students 

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    Held in the Oyster Bay High School auditorium, 85 National Honor Society member sat on stage behind the new inductees as the ceremony unfolded before family and friends.

    Underscoring the meaning of the four pillars, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Seinfeld advised the inductees to “Continue to take risks, lead, serve the greater good, and always, choose kind.”

    Publicity Officer Julia Sherbal called each of the four National Honor Society officers — President Sarah Conway, Vice President Sophie Kaiser, Treasurer Isabella Rosenthal and Secretary Jessica Layne — to the Honor Society dais to light a candle that represented each of the four pillars.

    Once the candles were lit, she introduced social studies teacher Ms. Lauran Harnick who was selected by the society to be an honorary member. After some congratulatory words from Principal Ms. Sharon Lasher, the inductees were introduced one by one for a certificate as their accomplishments were announced. President Sarah Conway then administered the Honor Society Pledge as the inductees stood with their right hand raised.

    The program concluded with remarks from Oyster Bay High School Assistant Principal Dr. Lara Gonzalez, who encouraged student to think about what their legacy will be. “Is there an issue that requires creative problem-solving…Do you know of students who could benefit from your wisdom and experience … keep doing good work and, through your example, inspire others,” she said.

    As members of National Honor Society, students are required to perform service projects. One of the various ways members serve others is to provide tutoring services to students who need extra support. Information on tutoring services is available HERE

     Introducing our newly inducted National Honor Society Members and some of their accomplishments thus far:

    Peter Amendolara

    Attended camp to help the community

    Tutors students who struggle with academics

    Ava Aschettino

    Vice President of her class

    Held the position of Publicity Officer for National Junior Honor Society

    Anabella Ballone

    Chosen to join Chamber Singers

    Plays Varsity Soccer

    Brianna Barefoot

    President of the Class of 2021

    Completed twice at World Dance Championships

    Brianna Baugh

    Plays bassoon in Wind Ensemble

    Won first place in Underclassmen Fencing Tournament

    William Capone

    Made it to Cross Country States

    Joining the Order of the Arrow (BSA Honor Society)

    Jennifer Collette

    Active member of Interact Club, Birthday Wishes Club and Club 412

    Winner of All-County Field Hockey Award

    Miriam Coor

    Student Council Historian for 2 years

    Winner of the Renaissance Award (9th grade) 

    Rachel DiCarali

    Led music on a service trip

    Served hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

    Maia DiFiglia

    Student Council Secretary for 2 years

    Member of Wind Ensemble

    Caitlin Fuschetto

    Principal’s Honor Roll

    Member of Crew Team 

    Sophie Grady

    Member of Wind Ensemble and Pit Band

    Plays lacrosse and volleyball 

    Helen Grassi

    All-Conference Varsity Girls Soccer and team captain of JV Girls Lacrosse

    Active member of Friday Friends

    Daniel Grassie

    Led a worship for a religious retreat

    Went on a midnight run in NYC to help distribute necessities to the homeless

    Charlese Greco

    Plays Varsity Lacrosse

    Captained the JV Field Hockey Team

    Riya Gupta

    Received an “Outstanding” rating on her NYSSMA vocal

    Participating in Indian Classical Dance Showcase

    Jillian Haguisan

    All-County Musician

    Starter for the Girls Fencing Team

    Rebecca Keller

    Founder of a sailing team

    President of Math Olympiads

    Alina Kelly

    Opinions Editor of the Harbor Voice

    Member of the Crew Team

    Molly Kelly

    Recipient of 2016 Presidential Volunteer Service award

    Intern at HorseAbility

    Colette Kilfoil

    Participates in Friday Friends

    Active member of Interact Club, Birthday Wishes, Baymen Club and Club 4:12

    Rachel Kowalsky

    Number one fencer in all of Nassau County

    Chosen to represent USA in the Maccabi games in Budapest, Hungary

    Muskan Kumar

    Started the Social Justice Club

    One of the first students to participate in Breaking Borders

    Samuel Lingen

    Maintained Principal’s Honor Roll since 7th grade

    Historian of SADD




  • Inductees are administered the oath

    Fifty Oyster Bay High School students take the Honor Society Pledge during their National Honor Society induction ceremony.

    NHS president lights a candle during ceremony

    National Honor Society President Sarah Conway lights a candle to represent the pillar of “scholarship.”

    ss teacher Lauren Harnick is honorary member

    Publicity Officer Julia Sherbal introduces social studies teacher Ms. Lauren Harnick as an honorary member of the society.

    NHS officers

    National Honor Society Officers, from left, are Secretary Jessica Layne, Publicist Julia Sherbal, President Sarah Conway, Treasurer Isabella Rosenthal and Vice President Sophie Kaiser.


     National Honor Society Slide Show

    Salvatore Mangano

    Co-Captain of Robotics Club

    Volunteers playing basketball with younger kids in Oyster Bay

    Bianca McEvoy

    Member of the OBHS Varsity Cheerleading Team

    Active volunteer of the HPS

    Brigid McEvoy

    Led a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk team every year since 6th grade

    Participated in multiple club 4:12 charity events 

    Skylar McEvoy

    Co-Captain of travel Softball Team

    Helps Kids with Rare Diseases

    Neal Mehta

    Winne of Excellence Award in Science

    Teacher of Students of Vaishnav Temple of New York

    Manuel Panariello

    Participated in a Teen Peace Corp. in the Galapagos Islands

    Senior member of Club 4:12

    Brenda Perez Pelaez

    Recognized by the Town of Huntington as one of the top Latino students of 2018

    Selected to showcase artwork in the 2-19 All-County Art Exhibit

    Brissa Perez Pelaez

    Won a gold medal in a jazz band music competition

    Was inducted into honor societies for music, foreign language and art

    Nicholas Piarulli

    Plays varsity hockey and lacrosse

    Beryl Rosenberg

    Programming vice President on youth group board

    Counselor in training at North Shore Day Camp

    Preston Rosh

    Three-year Varsity Tennis Captain

    Secretary and Co-Captain of Robotics Club

    Noah Rudnet

    Sabre Captain of the Men’s Varsity Fencing Team

    Member of the Oyster Bay High school Symphonic Band and Jazz Band

    Aidan Russo

    Mentors elementary school kids in basketball

    Captain of a travel baseball team

    Stefanie Sadocha

    Editor for the Harbour Voice

    Member of Tri-M Honor Society

    Grace Scammell

    Taught a child with autism how to play lacrosse

    Breakfast of Champions award recipient

    Olivia Schall

    Principal’s Honor Roll throughout most of high school career

    Compete in gymnastics

    Anna Silver

    Publicity Officer for the sophomore class

    All Academic First Team Award from USA Fencing

    Lauren Swezey

    Open water diver

    Principal’s Honor Roll

    Nicholas Tardugno

    All-County Cross Country and Winter Track

    Excellence in Math and Science Awards

    John Tiberia

    Captain of Varsity Soccer

    Volunteer for Friday Friends

    Jackson Troxler

    Volunteer at Oyster Bay Waterfront Center

    Helps at a homeless shelter

    Calogero Tumminello

    Member of the Varsity Men’s Fencing Team

    Kayleigh Wieboldt

    Captain of the Performance 16 National Volleyball Team

    Two-time receive of the New York State Scholar-Athlete Award

    Matthew Wong

    Founder of a sports volunteering program

    Winner of the Excellence in Achievement for Social Studies Award

    Juilliard Wu

    Volunteers to help stray animals

    Helps disadvantaged children to learn skills

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