Loris High School (LHS) celebrated the 37 students who were inducted into the Nation Honor Society on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the school auditorium.
The guest speaker, Shinead James, LHS alumnus, Class of 2009, addressed the students and family members who attended the ceremony.
James is a native of Loris graduating from LHS in 2009. She is the daughter of Lillie James. James graduated from Clemson University earning her bachelor of arts in philosophy with a minor in political science. She earned her law degree from Charleston School of Law graduating in the class of 2018. While in law school, James received The CALI Excellence for the Future Award and The Charleston School of Law Pro Bono Populi Service Award. She was a judicial intern for the Honorable Daniel E. Martin Jr. and also an intern for South Carolina Legal Services’ Charleston office. James is a licensed attorney in both North and South Carolina and currently works for South Carolina Legal Services where she represents low-income domestic violence victims with family law issues. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Inductees were Yas’mine Alaja Alston, Maggie Elizabeth Barton, Antonia Lynne Bell, David Damond Bellamy, Andrew Michael Brian, Adam Carl Branton, Casey Jordan Brown, Sydney Morgan Brown, Lillian Danielle Canfora, Landon Timothy Coleman, Madison Rose Estes, Joseph Major Flesch, Jeanna Grace Fowler, Nerena Chyanne Gause, Kasey Glenna Gerrald, Madeline Rose Gore, Tristen Mills Graham, Carson Woodrow Grainger, Cynthia Madison Hardwick Alicial Ann Herbst, Wayne Anastocio Herring, Amanda Renee Hughes-McGuire, Autumn Brighten Hurles, JaMa LaNez Jackson, Summer H. Nichole King, Clayton Wilbert Lewis, Dawsom Reid Marlowe, Riann Marie McCauley, Taylor Renea Murray, Rylan Daniel Pennington, Gannon Joseph Sarvis, Raegan McKlane Soles, Cassidy Miranda Storch, Zoey Rebecca Strickland, Nathan Charles Todd, Monroe Daniel Tyler and Miracle Ashanti White.
The officers were current members elected by the other current members. NHS officers for 2019-20 are Jacob Black, president; Maddie Cox, vice president; Alyssa Ruppe, secretary; and Gage Conner, treasurer.
The National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), are two arms of an organization dedicated to recognizing excellence in middle and high school students. The purpose of NHS is to honor students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership, service and character.