Category: 2008

NHS conducts annual Induction Ceremony

May 6, 2009

The Old Colony Chapter of the National Honor Society recently conducted its twentieth annual Induction Ceremony. The students were selected for membership based upon their scholarship, leadership, service and character. Students are selected by the National Honor Society Faculty Council. Those inducted included:

Class of 2010

  • Amanda E. Couto – (Rochester)
  • Danielle N. King – (Carver)
  • Ruethai Onnom – (Acushnet)
  • Tyler M. Steek – (Lakeville)
  • Jordan S. Schweidenback – (Acushnet)

Class of 2011

  • Chance D. Avery – (Carver)
  • Zachary S. Bernard – (East Freetown)
  • Lacey R. Cabral – (Acushnet)
  • Jillian L. Corrigan – (Acushnet)
  • Hailee B. DeTerra – (Acushnet)
  • Sarah D. Diggle – (East Freetown)
  • Elijah J. Faulkner – (Acushnet)
  • Nicholas J. Jenkins – (Acushnet)
  • Jaime L. Pimental – (Acushnet)
  • Brian M. Poland – (Lakeville)
  • Joseph L. Testa – (Carver)
  • Zachary J. Vieira – (Acushnet)
  • Olivia H. Young – (Lakeville)

NHS wins 9th national Outstanding Service Project Award at Florida conference

The Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School Chapter of the National Honor Society was awarded a national Outstanding Service Project Award as part of the National Honor Society Conference held in Orlando, Florida, November 7-9, 2008. Twenty-four students represented Old Colony at the sixteenth annual conference.

This is the ninth time and sixth year in a row that Old Colony has received a national Outstanding service Project Award. This year the award was received for the service project Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button? This project involved creating button brooches with senior citizens and members if a convalescent home.

Old Colony was one of ten NHS Chapters that received national awards for outstanding service to their school and community this year.

Nearly 900 National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society members and faculty advisors from across the country participated in the National Conference held this year in Orlando, Florida. During the three-day conference, delegates attended workshop sessions on leadership, teamwork, effective student projects, and heard presentations from nationally known speakers. In addition, members networked with student leaders and advisors from schools across the nation, discussed social, educational, and political issues and exchanged ideas.

Members of the Old Colony chapter of the NHS attending the conference were:

  • Morgan D. Albritton – Acushnet
  • Kelsey N. Beecher – Lakeville
  • Chelsea E. Bonenfant – Carver
  • James F. Cafferty – Acushnet
  • Tania-Raquel Clementino – Acushnet
  • Robert P.Daniel – Acushnet
  • Courtney L. Deneault – Acushnet
  • Nicole M. Dexter – Carver
  • Kaitlyn C. Dextraze – Acushnet
  • Allyson E. Donahue – Carver
  • Lindsey J. Earle – Carver
  • Jarod N. Ferreira – Acushnet
  • Elizabeth A. Hill – Carver
  • Alizabeth G. Jackson – Lakeville
  • Kyle P. LeBlanc – Acushnet
  • Shyann R. McAvoy – Assonet
  • Stephen A. Mantia – Carver
  • Ted H. Mello – Acushnet
  • Trisha M. Mello – Lakeville
  • Magan Oliveira – Acushnet
  • Stephanie L. Pacheco – Acushnet
  • Holley G. Taylor – Carver
  • Brett T. Tchorz – Acushnet
  • Katelyn E. Weigel – Rochester

The members were accompanied by four chaperones: Mrs. Christine Watling, Mrs. Kathy Peterson, Mr. Paul Sleight, and Mr. Paul Brodeur.

NHS members attend 7th Annual Massachusetts Fall NHS State Conference

Twelve members of the Old Colony’s Chapter of the National Honor Society attended the 7th Annual Massachusetts Fall NHS State Conference on October 6, 2008. The conference was held for advisors and members at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.

The conference featured Ken Sherman, a financial consultant, as a keynote speaker for the student sessions, and David Cordts, the Associate Director of the National Office of the National Honor Society as a keynote speaker and presenter for the advisor workshops. Students also attended workshops on Stereotyping, Surviving Freshman Year in College, Importance of Credit, Financial Aid, What We Do Best, Fundraisers, and Adopt a Charity (American Red Cross).

Old Colony students attending the conference were:

Class of 2009

  • Melanie Cole – Carver
  • Nicole Morrisseau – Acushnet
  • Jonathan Ferreira – Acushnet
  • Jonathan Regis – Acushnet
  • Melisa Vieira – Acushnet
Class of 2010

  • Morgan Albritton – Acushnet
  • Chelsea Bonenfant – Carver
  • Lindsey Earle – Carver
  • Alizabeth Jackson – Lakeville
  • Trisha Mello – Lakeville
  • Magan Oliveira – Acushnet
  • Katelyn Weigel – Rochester

NHS conducts annual Induction Ceremony

May 12, 2008

The Old Colony Chapter of the National Honor Society recently conducted its twentieth annual Induction Ceremony. The students were selected for membership based upon their scholarship, leadership, service and character. Students are selected by the National Honor Society Faculty Council. Those inducted included:

Class of 2009

  • Jillian J. Atwood (Rochester)
  • Lindsey A. Couto (Acushnet)

Class of 2010

  • Morgan D. Albritton (Acushnet)
  • Kelsey N. Beecher (Lakeville)
  • Chelsea E. Bonenfant (Carver)
  • James F. Cafferty (Acushnet)
  • Tania-Raquel Clementino (Acushnet)
  • Robert P. Daniel (Acushnet)
  • Courtney L. Deneault (Acushnet)
  • Nicole M. Dexter (Carver)
  • Kaitlyn C. Dextraze (Acushnet)
  • Allyson E. Donahue (Carver)
  • Lindsey J. Earle (Carver)
  • Jarod N. Ferreira (Acushnet)
  • Elizabeth A. Hill (Carver)
  • Alizabeth G. Jackson (Lakeville)
  • Kyle P. LeBlanc (Acushnet)
  • Amanda M. Lemieux (Rochester)
  • Shyann R. McAvoy (Assonet)
  • Stephen A. Mantia (Carver)
  • Ted H. Mello (Acushnet)
  • Trisha M. Mello (Lakeville)
  • Magan Oliveira (Acushnet)
  • Stephanie L. Pacheco (Acushnet)
  • Holley G. Taylor (Carver)
  • Brett T. Tchorz (Acushnet)
  • Katelyn E. Weigel (Rochester)

The officers of the Old Colony Chapter of the National Honor Society were recognized for their years of leadership at the Induction Ceremony. Officers received an insignia pin recognizing their successful year of service. Recipients included:

  • President- Corey E. Beecher (Lakeville)
  • Vice-President- Alex R. Buckley (Rochester)
  • Treasurer- Ryan C. Rodrigues (Acushnet)
  • Secretary- Matthew P. Pacheco (Acushnet)