MMI Preparatory School inducted students into the Chinese, German, and Spanish National Honor societies during an honor societies induction ceremony at the school.
MMI Head of School D. Scott Wiggins welcomed those in attendance and provided closing remarks.
Chinese instructor Christina Spencer inducted students into the Echoes of Wisdom and Philosophy Chapter of the National Chinese Honor Society. Students inducted are: Mahum Ahmed, daughter of Dr. Asad and Dr. Bina Ahmed of Mountaintop; Kaitlyn Bellizia, daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann Bellizia of Sugarloaf; Elizabeth Borchick, daughter of Lance and Cynthia Borchick of Drums; Andrew Decker, son of Aaron Decker of Kingston and Elizabeth and Troy Topolski of Sugarloaf; Summer Evancho, daughter of John Evancho of Sugarloaf and the late Joan Evancho; Wesley Guarneri, son of Vincent and Sop Guarneri of Wilkes-Barre; Elise Hreha, daughter of Eric and Elizabeth Hreha of White Haven; Amanda Kalada-Kania, daughter of Kevin Kania and Susan Kalada of Drums; Emily Mundorf, daughter of Thomas and Patricia Mundorf of Mountaintop; Christine Park, daughter of Jae and Young Park of Hazle Township; Brian Payne, son of Brian Payne of Sugarloaf and the late Marie Payne; Ariah Saeed, daughter of Zubeen Saeed of Mountaintop; Bailey Slusser, daughter of Atty. Christopher Slusser of Sugarloaf and Amy St. Pierre of Drums; Alyssa Sweda, daughter of John and Jacqueline Sweda of Hazle Township, and Ethan Warner, son of Heather Warner and Stanley Warner of Drums.
German instructor Gabriela Moustardas inducted students into the Simon Faltz Chapter of the National German Honor Society. Students inducted are: Elias Bachman, son of George Bachman of Thornhurst and Tammy Bachman; Ryan Halterman, son of Gary and Kathleen Halterman of Drums; Alexander Jordan, son of Robert and Teresa Jordan of Drums; Paige Machulsky, daughter of David and Renee Machulsky of White Haven, and Kai Mele, son of Michael and Laurie Mele of Jim Thorpe.
Spanish instructor Syra Cruz Dewar inducted students into the Pablo Picasso Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica . Students inducted are: Emily Ankiewicz, daughter of Carl and Gwendolyn Ankiewicz of Mountaintop; Philip Byriel, son of Julia Byriel of Drums and the late Kim Byriel; Jonathan DeBellis, son of Mark and Maria DeBellis of Sugarloaf; Ian Dewar, son of Alec and Syra Dewar of Drums; Kelisa Hysenbegasi, daughter of Sezai and Lirie Hysenbegasi of Hazle Township; Marcus Kassick, son of Danielle and Angel of Morales of West Hazleton; Harrison Kress, son of Jessica Holliday of Drums and Joseph and Tracy Kress of Sugarloaf; Andrellie Puntiel, daughter of Yesenia and Jose Rivera of Hazleton and Pedro Puntiel of Monroe, NJ; Adam Tron, son of Dr. Eduardo Tron and Dr. Graciela Bianco of Mountaintop, and Grant Warren, son of Richard Warren of Danville and Atty. Rebecca Warren of Beaver Meadows.