NORTH CALDWELL, NJ – Recently, the West Essex High School Chapter of the National Art Honor Society, led by art teacher advisors Pam Rizzi and Amanda Procaccino, inducted 34 new members at a special ceremony in the High School Auditorium, where many art students exhibited their work. They also awarded a 2015 H NAHS Scholarship to senior Lily Sadeghi-Nejad.

The following students were inducted: Sheri Astorino, Deirdre Brady, Katie Caprio, Tori Carsillo, Sara Castro, Rachel Cecere, Jake Cole, Andie Davis, Catherine DiGangi, Dinore Gashi, Sonali Goil, Stephen Hunter, Chloe Lorenzen, Sadie Lowenthal, Jessica Kenny, Dina Kolesar, Stephanie Lombardo, Emma Lupo, Amanda Margiolas, Emily Miller, Kerry Mundy, Isabel Parzecki, Courtney Pappas, Elia Pollio, Erin Rondi, Jake Russin, Evan Snerson, Lauren Theobald, Jacqueline Thomas, Amber Tomlin, Justin Trigg, Angelica Turano, Hannah Viczai and Micaela Weiss. 

Students are eligible for the National Art Honor Society by teacher nomination only. Once this happens, they may enter the application process. The NAHS requires a minimum art scholarship average of an A-, as well as a 3.0 cumulative average in all other subjects. Members must also complete 12 service hours per school year of NAHS sponsored community service projects.