In recognition of academic excellence, leadership, service and character, 160 juniors and 10 seniors from Westfield High School were inducted into the National Honor Society on April 25. Principal Peter Renwick awarded the students with certificates and Les Jacobsen, NHS Advisor, presented NHS pins and charms.
NHS officers at Westfield High School -- Rob Cassie, Eric Oberman, Maria Hershey and Sophia Barry -- announced the newly inducted members who included the following members of the junior class: Tristen Abaya, Kaitlin Abrams, William Allen, Elena H. Arida, Grace Aronds, Jane Aronds, Nora Aronds, Caroline Baldwin, Audrey Bangs, Anna Ming Bauer, Alexander Beals, William Bennett,Julia Bieber, Matthew Binkowitz, Gabrielle Bleich, Kathleen Bond, Natalie Brennan, Gabrielle Buckman, Eric Cantor, Andrew Capuano, Anna Centrella, Estelle Cervantes, Philip Chapel, Ida Chen, Sandy Guerim Choi, Douglas Clarkson, Abigail Cook, Sarah Cronin, Kelly Culnan, Tyler Debbie, Jennifer DeCandia, Olivia Dembiec, Alexa Derman, Leia Descalzi, Nicole Devitt, Allison Diamond, Jackson Dumont, Philip Edwards, Brandon Egert, Benjamin Eisenberg, Vikranth Eleswarapu, Jared Ellner, Michael Esler, Rachel Fan, Cynthia Faris, Amanda Fischer, Erica Fischer, Shea Fitzpatrick, Jack Foley, Mara Friedman, Ethan Frisch, Nicholas Gabuzda, Evan Garfinkel, Edwin Gee, Mark Gillespie, Geneva Gleason, Sophia Goldschmidt, Elizabeth Gonzalez, David Gruskin, Melanie Grycan, Oona Harrigan, Patrick Harris, Austin Hatch, Kristin Hauge, Dalton Herzog, Sara Hoerrner, Christopher Hogge, Rachel Holtzman, Andrew Hopper, Dane Huber, Michael Hughes, Matthew Jenkins, Sadie Jezierski, Jake Kaplan, Jake Katz, Helen Forrest Keating, Jack Kessler, Michelle Kim, Caroline King, Alicia Kohl, Suzanna Kozlowski, Rebecca Kraus, Rebecca Kreutzer, Daniel Kuhn, David Kushner, Gemma Larche, Bernadette Latimer, Brendan Law, Hongeun (Clare) Lee, Lyndsay Lee, Carly Levine, Olivia LeWarn, Lucia Liu, Matthew Luppino, Magda Magierski, Victor Magierski, Shannon Malley, Morgan Maloney, Emily Mastrocola, Kelly Mazzucco, Elizabeth McCabe, Thomas McDonald, Christopher McGlynn, Luke McGrory, Nicholas Mennona, Stephanie Milan, Tori Miller, Nora C. Moriarty, Christina Mosco, Alexandra Mossawir, Charles Mulrooney, William Murtishaw, Daniel Myers, Julia Napolitano, Elisabeth Neylan, Lauren Nogan, Matthew Nuzzo, Joseph Ohaus, Alexandra Palatucci, Sophia Palia, Madeline R. Pfeifer, Megan Pinna, Thomas Pyle, Kristin Ragoza, Mary Rippe, Calvin Robertshaw, Jill Rosenfeld, Claire Rothfelder, Daniel Sanders, Joseph Santry, Daniel Savickas, Olivia Schiffer, Lauren Schmeider, Amanda Schwarz, Lydia Anne Seaman, Conor Sheridan, Sophia Shiffman, Eric Shor, Samuel Sokolin, Andrew Stockwell, Gabrielle Stravach, Sanjay Sujanthakumar, Maria Tata, Sean Tracey, Sebastien Trott, Dara Tucker, Sabrina Van Ness, John Venezia, Isabella Vergara, Kristen Villane, Joseph Vricella-Stokes,
Amy Wang, Yixue (Lily) Wang, Jacob Wasserman, Fraser Weist, Michaela Winberg,
Francis Wong, Shawn Wu, Jingyan (Cindy) Xiao, and Tiffany Youssef.
Those inducted from the Senior Class include: Claire Dorwart, Matthew Haner, Christopher Ick, Lauren Koenigsberg, Olivia M. Mahoney, Connor Moore, Clara Smith, Annalyn Tanella, Kathryn Tracey and Allison Zale.
Elected as National Honor Society officers for the 2013-14 school year are Francis Wong, Shea Fitzpatrick, Abigail Cook, Lauren Nogan and Natalie Brennan.
Musical entertainment for the evening was provided by WHS seniors and jazz duo Jeffrey Marino, on saxophone, and Eric Mikalauskas, on electric keyboard.