Fifty-six Athens Area High School students were inducted into the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society organization in a ceremony October 19 at Alumni Stadium. Fifty-eight seniors received their graduation honor cords.
The Rho Kappa officers providing leadership for the organization were recognized by Rho Kappa Advisor Mrs. Cheryl Stropko, High School Principal Mr. Corey Mosher and Assistant Principal Mr. David Gabriel. Officers for 2021-2022 are President Taylor Walker, Vice President Ryan Thompson, Secretary Vegas Alfred, Treasurer Sander Bertsch, Parliamentarian Hannah Walker, and Historian Ashlyn Harkness.
In closing remarks, Rho Kappa President Taylor Walker shared, “We are all here because we have found the perfect balance of service, leadership, and citizenship, whilst maintaining excellence in scholarship. Each one of us has put in hard work…the students behind me will be the next teachers, doctors, lawyers, accountants, mechanics, welders, electricians, etc.”