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National Honor Society holds induction

candle-lighting induction ceremony of National Honor Society


The National Honor Society of Petersburg High School inducted 15 members on March 28 during a candle-lighting service in the school auditorium. Juniors and seniors are eligible for National Honor Society membership if they have at least a 3.5 GPA and demonstrate the qualities of scholarship, leadership, service and character. Click here to see more photos from the ceremony.

Parents, family members, students and school leaders attended the induction ceremony. Petersburg High alumni and National Honor Society member Maurice Patterson (Class of 2006) was the featured speaker. He works as a systems engineer in the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River, Md., and serves as the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Professionals Chair. He encouraged students to take advantage of the educational opportunities available to them, to work hard and to believe in themselves.

Congratulations to the 2018 inductees of the National Honor Society at Petersburg High:

  • Darren Archer
  • Tatiyanna Barnes
  • Nichelle Evans
  • Lanaria Fuller
  • Briona Gant
  • Treyvion Hall
  • Ethan Hagans
  • Tayauna Hargrove
  • Kyjuan Hendricks
  • Christopher Jones Jr.
  • Austin Light
  • Kania Mason
  • Shanequia Smith
  • Amir Wilkerson
  • Nya Wilkins

The inductees join current National Honor Society members Jessica Beasley, Tai Butcher, Tito Coleman Jr., Tayla Heath, Sha’Kayla Jackson, Johnay Jones, Mercedez Mitchell, Armani Regester and Ashley Simmons.

Petersburg High School librarian Rita Bibbins is the National Honor Society adviser. Dr. William Wynn, principal of operations, is the chapter’s administrative adviser.