National Honor Society

National Honor Society LogoTOWNSHEND   The Leland and Gray Chapter of the National Honor Society, class of 2015, is preparing to induct the new members of the chapter, rising seniors with an average of 85 or better who demonstrate excellence in academics, leadership, service and character.

This year’s class-- co-presidents Madison Cannella and Giannina Gaspero-Beckstrom; co-treasurers, Emily Stockwell and Olivia Reilly, and members Billy Culver, Corso Donati, Jesse Cannella, Ryan Borgesen, Haley Buffum, Erica Cutts, Emily Thibault, Abby Winrich, Alexa Litchfield, and Sarah Sheppard—will pass the mantel at the 2015 induction ceremony on May 18.

This year’s class led various service and fundraising efforts:  Accomplishments included leading the school’s Project Feed the Thousands campaign yielding 737 items to donate to the Townshend Food Shelf and $258 in cash donations.  In addition, the group raised funds to donate to the Windham County Heat Fund and Outright Vermont.  The NHS class of 2015 concludes its year of service at Leland and Gray with its annual “Raise the Bar” campaign aimed to encourage peers and underclassmen to set high expectations for themselves and to take advantage of opportunities afforded them at Leland and Gray—opportunities which further learning about themselves and the world in which they live while preparing them for fulfilling independence after Leland and Gray.

Service project requests from the community are  welcome.  Contact advisor, Ann C. Landenberger, alandenberger@lelandandgray.org.