On Student Recognition Day, June 1, math faculty member and National Honor Society advisor Andrea Mastracci, seniors , Emma Brentjens, Morgan Baker, Iliana Lukasik, Katie McClenahan, Tara Porter, and Becca Thomas presided as 20 juniors were inducted into the National Honor Society at SEM. Students must have a B+ average and apply for admission with an essay about character and community service.
Chelsea Anderson, Anna Ange, Casey Ball, Priya Bommaraju, Madeleine Cherr, Zhiting "Elf" Dong, Bridget Ewing, Zoe Galarneau, Katie Gibbons, Sarah Hamdan, Grace Heidinger, Shelby Kmidowski, Yixuan "Rebecca" Li, Shangqi "Sary" Lyu, Margaret McHale, Brooke Pohlman, Tess Rine, Clare Sharkey, Talia Stoffman, and Elisa Yi will now act as tutors to underclassmen in their senior year.
Senior Lauren Pollina, president of the Donate Life club was given the Buffalo Business First "Community All-Star Award." Among other volunteer activities in the WNY region, Lauren raised awareness about organ, tissue, and eye donation and organized SEM blood drives for Unyts.
Feiya "Catherine" Wang '17 and Madeline Love '19 received certificates as SEM's highest scorers in the American Mathematics Competition.
Student Recognition Day is the first of two awards days that SEM holds at the end of the school year.