Local students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014

  • Updated Wednesday, May 28, 2014 10:02 am

South Carolina Connections Academy has announced that 77 middle school students have been inducted into the school’s inaugural National Junior Honor Society, including two from Murrells Inlet, one from Georgetown and one from Pawleys Island.

The following middle school students were inducted during the virtual ceremony the last week of April:

Victoria Wall of Georgetown, Emily Tharpe and David Wheeler of Murrells Inlet and Jackson Cole ofPawleys Island. South Carolina Connections Academy, a virtual public school serving students in grades K-12 throughout South Carolina, celebrated its first class inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, April 24. The school inducted 77 middle school students in grades six through eight into its inaugural NJHS class.

National Junior Honor Society is a national organization that recognizes outstanding middle school students who have demonstrated excellence in five core areas: scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character. In order to be eligible for membership, students must be in grades six through eight with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. They must also demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism, excellent behavior and leadership in extracurricular activities.

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