May 14, 2014
The Northmor National Honor Society participated in National Student Leadership Week April 9th-16th by recognizing student leaders, showing appreciation to the faculty and staff, and running a community service project to help a local cause.
This year’s theme was Lead Strong. Each day during the morning announcements, a leadership quote was shared with the student body and different groups of student leaders were recognized. These groups included captains from all athletic teams, class officers, officers of clubs and organizations, NHS and student council officers, all members of the jr. high student council, and members of the Be The Change team. Student leaders who stopped by the NHS table at lunch were given a baked good for dessert and a Lead Strong sticker to wear.
To honor and appreciate the faculty and staff, NHS members took a dessert cart and bottled water around to each staff member during the afternoon on April 15th. Along with dessert, a black aluminum water bottle with a Golden Knight insignia, an A+ mini-poster, and a personal letter of appreciation written by an NHS member were also given to faculty and staff members.
Finally, the community service project completed was a Dollars for Doggies campaign to raise funds for the Morrow County Dog Shelter Building Fund. Students felt strongly about helping to move the shelter to a new location where flooding will never be a concern. Lead Strong and Dollars for Doggies were printed on paw prints and plastered around the building to remind everyone of the campaign. For each dollar donated, names were entered into a drawing for a chance to throw a pie in the face of an NHS member. On the last day of the campaign, 2 names were drawn from each lunch period and everyone got to watch members take a pie in the face for a great cause. Four hundred dollars was raised for the building fund.