Hermiston High School will induct 20 students as new members of the National Honor Society.

The public is invited to the ceremony, which is Thursday at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium, 600 S. First St.

New members selected by the chapter’s faculty council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character are: Cara Arbogast, Madelynn Juul, Kennidy Baker, Maebry Kinswa, Robert Bellinger Jr., Emily Mendoza, Grace Blackhurst, Tyler Rohrman, Hannah Earl, McKenzie Thompson, Eliana Esparza, Hannah Thompson, Isabella Ganvoa, Dylan Usher, Keali’manaole Hamilton, Emily Wadkins, Jose Huato, Laura Wells, Madeline Hughes and Ericka Wells.

“We are very proud to recognize these outstanding members of our student body,” said Tammy Fisher, chapter advisor.

The HHS chapter has been active since 1949. Each year, it sponsors several service projects for the school and community.

National Honor Society ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious national organizations for high school students, with chapters in more than 16,000 high schools.

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