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NHS Quarter One Awards

IHA’s National Honor Society presents awards each quarter to students representing the four pillars of the society: service, leadership, scholarship, and character. For the first quarter of the 2023-24 academic year, congratulations are extended to: 

Service: Jillian McCoy ‘24
Jillian is the epitome of service at IHA, consistently going above and beyond to not only help her fellow students but also contribute to the world around her. Jillian serves her IHA community through her role as an executive board member of the Baking Club, in which members participate in schoolwide bake sales to raise money for various charities. She is also a part of the Christian Service Board, CARE, Club Etre, and DECA. Outside of school, Jillian volunteers at a therapeutic horseback riding center for kids with special needs. Jillian’s giving spirit is an inspiration for her IHA community.

Leadership: Emily Magee ‘24
Emily always has a smile on her face and is never shy to be a leader. She is a leader in the classroom and is involved in many activities. Emily is a Youth Group leader, manager of the IHA Tennis Team, Ski Team captain, DECA vice president, and Student Council treasurer. Emily is also dedicated to the Christian Service Board, Mountain Biking Team, and the Chess and Board Game Club. Emily always has a positive attitude that inspires her peers to be active members of the sisterhood. 

Scholarship: Rose Martin ‘24
Rose has truly shown what it means to be an IHA scholar. Rose commits herself to the academic opportunities provided at IHA, as seen through her membership in the Science National Honor Society and executive officer position in Mu Alpha Theta. Even with a rigorous academic schedule, Rose finds time to use her talents and knowledge for the benefit of others. Rose is president of the Computer Science Club, Club Etre, and the Engineering Club. She is an active member of the Robotics team and a competitive dancer. Rose serves as a role model for her IHA classmates.

Character: Natalie Deegan ’24 
Natalie is a positive influence whose character shines in the IHA community. She excels in the classroom and is involved in many activities. Natalie is in the French Club, JSA, Respect Life Club, and Student Council. She also is dedicated to helping others as a peer mentor and Eucharistic minister. Natalie exemplifies kindness and is willing to put others before herself. She is eager to help her classmates and never fails to put a smile on someone’s face. 

Pictured in group photo from left to right:
Rose Martin ’24, Emily Magee ’24, Natalie Deegan ’24, and Jillian McCoy ‘24