Impressive ceremonies on March 30 witnessed by students, family and friends, culminated in the induction of three seniors and 17 juniors who join eight second-year members in the Barnesville High School Chapter of the National Honor Society.
Guest speaker for the program was Pastor Ed Eberhart, BHS class of 1993, who himself was a member of NHS. He spoke on the topic of local history featuring character profiles of Wilson Shannon, first governor born in Ohio who was born in Mt. Olivet community; Elisha Gray, contested inventor of the telephone, who was born south of town; Cy Young, baseball legend, who was born near Freeport, and John Glenn, native of Cambridge, who was the first human to orbit the earth.
Noting these individuals excelled public service, science, sports, and space travel, Eberhart challenged the audience. "Who knows what future lies ahead, you may be as famous as these."
In addition to second-year, senior members who took part in the program, Dr. Angie Hannahs, school superintendent, and Ron Clark, principal, delivered remarks.
Following the program, students and guests gathered for a reception featuring food prepared by the culinary arts class.
Spanish instruct Nathan (Nate) Kearns serves as Honor Society advisor.