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Kuemper inducts 17 into Honor Society

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Kuemper Catholic High School’s new inductees into the Father Kuemper National Honor Society are (front, from left) Hannah Duncan, Kara Daniel, Bethany Schleisman, Nicole Seidl, Lacee Martin, Kira Parkis, Chloe Allman, (back) Carter Soppe, Noah Heuton, Jack Tiefenthaler, Maximilian Meyers, Julia Mikkelsen, Maria Mohr, Sarah Steffes, Kylie Feilmeier, Makenna Hoffman and Kenna Soppe.

Kuemper Catholic High School inducted 11 juniors and six seniors into the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society Nov. 18.

Kuemper’s chapter, known as the Father Kuemper Honor Society, inducts members who meet criteria for the National Honor Society pillars of scholarship, leadership, character and service.

All members of Father Kuemper Honor Society go through an application process. Juniors and seniors who have a career grade-point average of 3.75 or higher are invited to apply. In their application, students are asked about their involvement in activities both in and out of school, including community service and leadership roles. The faculty is asked to fill out an evaluation regarding the character of each applicant. Teachers making up the Faculty Council examined all these documents. The students honored were selected as having best demonstrated all of the qualifications needed to become a member of the Father Kuemper Honor Society.

Honor Society students participate in a number of service activities, hosting fall and spring blood drives for LifeServe Blood Center, serving as supervisors and leading the Then Feed Just One food-packing program in April, helping with the annual Kuemper Phon-athon and Kuemper Ball, and other activities as needed throughout the year.

New inductees are:

Juniors

Kara Daniel, daughter of Michael and Jill Daniel.

Hannah Duncan, daughter of Marci Duncan and Derek Duncan.

Kylie Feilmeier, daughter of Jeff and Micki Feilmeier.

Makenna Hoffman, daughter of Jeff and Ellen Hoffman.

Maximilian Meyers, son of Carrie Meyers and Troy Meyers.

Julia Mikkelsen, daughter of Mark and Laurie Mikkelsen.

Maria Mohr, daughter of Larry and Laurie Mohr.

Carter Soppe, son of Mike and Pat Soppe.

Kenna Soppe, daughter of Mike and Pat Soppe.

Sarah Steffes, daughter of Marty and Michelle Steffes.

Jack Tiefenthaler, son of Brent and Cindy Tiefenthaler.

Seniors

Chloe Allman, daughter of Chris and Sherri Allman.

Noah Heuton, son of Paul and Bonnie Heuton.

Lacee Martin, daughter of Chad and Nicole Martin.

Kira Parkis, daughter of Brian and Crystal Parkis.

Bethany Schleisman, daughter of Craig and Kathy Schleisman.

Nicole Seidl, daughter of Timothy and Brenda Seidl.

Second-year members are seniors Alexa Brincks, Cole Collison, Kyle Feauto, Sydnee Gifford, Blaise Gunnerson, Paige Higby, Peyton Higby, Tre Knobbe, Carson Ludwig, Mariah Naberhaus, Anna Niehaus, Kara Peter, Amber Rial, Benjamin Schmitz, Samantha Schwarte, Katie Schweers, Chloe Scott, Joshua Tigges and Maci Wittrock.

Kuemper mathematics teacher Robin Harrington is the Father Kuemper Honor Society adviser.

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