Freeport High School National Honor Society Honors Seniors; Inducts New Officers
Posted on 06/05/2024
Freeport High School National Honor Society    Honors Seniors; Inducts New Officers
The Freeport High School National Honor Society celebrated the senior class members during the annual senior recognition and officer induction ceremony on May 30.  

Adviser Eileen Shultis warmly welcomed attendees and expressed her pride in the students. She introduced the Class of 2024 officers: President Etienne Sasenarine, Vice President Jeremy Dominguez, Secretary Laurel Owen, Treasurer Tatiana Arieta, Student Liaison Cassie Smith and Director of Community Service Marialy Liz-Nunez. 

Each officer explained one of the four NHS pillars, scholarship, character, leadership, and service, while the incoming officers for the 2024-2025 school year participated in the traditional candlelighting ceremony. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kishore Kuncham, led the new officers in taking the oath to uphold these pillars.  

"This is a significant responsibility and you deserve many congratulations," said Dr. Kuncham. "I hope you fulfill your duties with happiness and immense pride, both for yourselves and for the organization you represent." 

The NHS officers for the 2024-2025 school year are: President David de la Llera, Vice President Elsy Soriano, Secretary Nadja Salomé-Diaz, Treasurer Maliah Farmer, Student Liaison Leah Awalom and Director of Community Service Angelina Monroy. 

Ms. Shultis acknowledged Dr. Kuncham for his support of the honor society as NHS President Etienne Sasenarine and Vice President Jeremy Dominguez presented him with honor cords and a National Honor Society medal, as he graduates with the Class of 2024 and enters retirement. 

Ms. Shultis and Freeport High School Principal Gisselle Campbell-Ham recognized the seniors from the Class of 2024. Incoming NHS President David de la Llera presented each senior with their honor cords to be worn at graduation on June 22. 

As the ceremony concluded, 40 students were awarded a $500 scholarship from the Freeport Dollars for Scholars program. Organization President Ms. Shultis, former Freeport High School teacher and Treasurer Ms. Linda Hendrickson, and Vice President Ms. Joann Beauford called each student to the stage to congratulate them on their outstanding efforts and wished them well in their future endeavors.