The following was submitted by Boston College High School:
Christopher J. Littlehale and Thomas M. O’Donnell of Melrose, students at Boston College High School, were among the 119 seniors and juniors inducted into the Robert J. Fulton, S.J. Chapter of the National Honor Society at an evening ceremony January 11 at Boston College High School’s Fahey-Hunter Commons.
The evening began with a processional march by the BC High Concert Band, followed by an invocation by Mr. Michael McGonagle ’70, Vice principal of Ignatian Mission and Identity. The band then played the National Anthem, which was followed by the Welcoming Address by Matthew Doyle ‘12 of Dorchester , President of the National Honor Society. Mr. Alfred Navarrete, moderator of the NHS did the Recognition of the Officers and Syed Ali ‘12 of North Andover, Secretary of the NHS, followed with the Lighting of Candles.
Andrew Nader ‘12 of Milton, Vice President of the NHS, introduced the guest speaker, Mr. John Dunn, the Director of Public Affairs at Boston College and an alumnus of BC High, class of 1979.
After the induction, Gino Cosimini ‘12 of Natick, Historian of the NHS, read the NHS Pledge. A reception for the inductees and their parents followed the ceremonies.
The National Honor Society is established under the National Association of Secondary School Principals to provide recognition to high school students who have clearly distinguished themselves in their school and community for scholarship, character, leadership and service.
Boston College High School is a Jesuit, Catholic, college-preparatory school for young men founded in 1863. The school enrolls approximately 1600 students from more than 100 communities in eastern Massachusetts.