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Mercy Inducts 20 into NHS

November 07, 2018
By Deb Daley

Twenty students were inducted into Mercy High School’s McAuley Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) on November 6.  The theme of the night was “Staying True to Yourself.” 

Students were selected based on four key criteria

•    Scholarship (a cumulative grade point of 3.7 or higher); 
•    Service (30 hours of service in the last 18 months), 
•    Leadership and involvement (extracurricular activities); and
•    Character.

Featured speaker was the Hon. Francie Reidmann Weiss ’81. The1981 graduate of Mercy is a mother of Mercy senior and NHS member Emma. Judge Weis currently serves on the Court of Appeals in the 3rd Judicial District encompassing a number of counties in northeast Nebraska.  For the past two years, Judge Weis has served as the Nebraska State Bar Foundation Mock Trial Coach for Mercy as well as the Nebraska State Bar Foundation Mock Trial Semi-Finals Judge in Madison County Nebraska.  

New members of the National Honor Society include:

Stephanie Aleman-Maldonado    
Anna Bushman                            
Sabori Cervantes                          
Juliana Cooper                              
Miqaela Davis                              
Anna Dorr                                                
Erin Epp                                    Madeline Riesberg
Katherine Geist                        Claire Schweikert 
Anna Ham                                Rhys Slavik
Cate Huse                                 Anna Sommers    
Zoie Malesker                          Sadie Weiner
Carina Muse                             Seowon (Sunny) Yang
Abigail O'Connor                      Gabrielle Zuerlein