Successful service: NHS learns value in giving back to community

by | May 19, 2016 | Education

National Honor Society member Ryan Purcella and a cancer survivor recently participated in Relay for Life.

National Honor Society member Ryan Purcella and a cancer survivor recently participated in Relay for Life.

The PHS chapter of National Honor Society stepped up its game this year and added several new community service projects to their volunteer efforts, including the annual Relay for Life, an event that raises money for the American Cancer Society.

One of the components of NHS is the community service aspect, a priority for this year’s membership, which exceeds 50 students making it the largest chapter PHS has ever had.

NHS is comprised of students who maintain the required GPA and help the community with each service project they adopt. The work of NHS makes a positive impact on the community while helping residents and charitable organizations fulfilling a worthwhile cause.

Editor’s note: Each year the students in the journalism program at PHS finish the course by writing press releases. The class partners with The Princeton Herald to publish the stories.

By Logan Simmons • PHS student • [email protected]

For the complete story see the May 19 edition of The Princeton Herald or click here for the e-Edition.

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