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Newfield High School National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.


Scholarship:  Scholarship is characterized by a commitment to learning. A student is willing to spend the necessary time to cultivate his/ her mind in the quest for knowledge. This pillar can only be achieved through diligence and effort.  Scholarship means always doing the best work possible, regardless of impending reward.

Leadership:  Leaders take the initiative to aid others in a wholesome manner throughout their daily activities. Leaders sacrifice their personal interests in order to yield to the needs of others. Leaders need wisdom and self-confidence to affect change in all aspects of their lives. Some examples of leadership can include, but are not limited to, leading group activities in the classroom and in the community, being an officer in a club, being a primary member of the band or choir, or being the captain of a sports team.

Service:  The pillar of service can be reached in a variety of ways. The willingness to work for the benefit of those in need without compensation or recognition of any kind is a quality that is essential in NHS members. As a service club, the   National Honor Society is highly concerned with giving its all to the school and community at large.

Character:  Character is what distinguishes one individual from another. It is the product of constant striving to make the right choices day after day. Students with good character demonstrate respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, and citizenship in all of their actions.



Front Row (left to right): Devonn McKenna, Alora Henry, Katherine Heath, Shelby Hodge (Vice-President), Eric Allen (Co-President),
Jordann McKenna (Treasurer), Mariah Schloupt (Secretary), Antoinette Myers, Tyler VanOstrand.
Second Row (left to right): Savanna Scott, Meghan Heroux, Taylor Edger, Dante Rynone, Mathew Johnson, Christopher Pierce,
Zachary Keagle, Caitlin Howell.
Top Row (left to right): Mr. Pawlewicz (Co-Advisor), Ian Grochocinski, Nolan Ruocco, Francis Reilly, Camryn Olmstead,
Jacob Brown, Dylan Riley, Mariyah Byrd, Mr. Pfarrer (Co-Advisor)
Missing: Patrick King (Co-President), Rachel Frank.

Rick Pawlewicz, Co-Advisor
rpawlewicz@newfieldschools.org
(607) 564-9955 ext 3131

Peter Pfarrer, Co-Advisor
ppfarrer@newfieldschools.org
(607) 564-9955 ext 3225
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