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GA Inducts 18 New Members into Science National Honor Society

On Thursday, June 6, 2019, 18 members of the Class of 2019 were inducted into the Germantown Academy chapter of the Science National Honor Society in a special ceremony in the Beard Center for Innovation. (SEE PHOTOS)

The newest inductees are Jason Chee '19, Ethan Cody '19, Daryl Dohner '19, Priya Dudhat '19, Andrew Feng '19, David Ghalili '19, Satyam Ghodasara '19, Alex Gu '19, Alexandra Hermann '19, Kevin Hou '19, Eric Nawrocki '19, Shelby Kuehnle '19, Kevin Lamb '19, Priya Padhye '19, Zoe Torrey '19, Derek Walkush '19, Clark Wang '19, and Jamie Werther '19

"The students inducted into our honor society this year are some of the brightest and most capable students of science at Germantown Academy," said Upper School Department Chair Jamie Anderson. "We feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to teach and know each of them, and we look forward to learning of their accomplishments as they move forward in their academic and professional careers.

To be inducted into the Science National Honor Society, candidates must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and have maintained a B+ or better across all honors level and AP science courses. Students are also expected to enroll in an honors level or AP science level course in both their junior and senior years at GA. During their senior year, candidates are required to participate in two or more service opportunities that embrace the concept of sharing knowledge and interest in science with the broader community. Acceptable service options include: Judging the Eighth Grade Science Research Fair, tutoring in the Science Center once a rotation, working with PreK and Kindergarten students as a member of Kids Teaching Kids (KTK) for the year, volunteering as a Green Ambassador, assisting in Lower school science classes, or another science-centered volunteer opportunity that is approved by the chapter advisor.