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NHS Q2 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 second quarter of the 2023-24 academic year, congratulations are extended to:

SERVICE - Darcy Moore ‘24
Darcy Moore consistently donates her time, experience, and talents to work for the betterment of her community. Darcy is heavily involved in service at IHA, participating in several volunteer efforts as a member of the Christian Service Executive Board and SHARE House CARE Leader. She is also the vice president of the National Art Honors Society; and co-captain of the Cross Country Team, the Ski and Racing Team, and Don Bosco Prep’s Mountain Biking Team. Darcy’s love of service extends beyond the classroom. She is part of a service initiative that accompanies children with special needs to Lourdes, France over Easter break. Darcy is able to build relationships with the children through holiday parties and masses, showing her desire to help others. Darcy’s philanthropy can be a model for all of her fellow IHA students.

LEADERSHIP - Samantha Raia ‘24
Sammy exemplifies leadership in and out of the classroom. She is involved in many aspects of student life at IHA. As president of the Christian Service Board, she works extensively for the board in organizing masses, prayer services, and volunteer activities. Sammy has been dedicated to serving others through her work with “From My Heart to Yours” which she started freshman year to provide care packages to cancer patients at local hospitals and treatment centers. As vice president of the Student Council, she also leads school activities like IHA pep rallies. Sammy has a positive impact on the IHA community and her peers through being an active member of the sisterhood.  

CHARACTER - Sophia Cremona ‘24
Sophia radiates positivity and is the epitome of character at IHA. She is always receptive to the ideas of others and is never afraid to help out her sisters. She is an active member of the IHA community through her work in the play, IHA swim team, Student Council, and Praise. Sophia is a person that others want to be around, as she is accepting and makes others feel welcome.

SCHOLARSHIP - Kiera Stevenson ‘24
Kiera’s love of learning is evident throughout her time at IHA. Not only is Kiera wholly committed to her studies as she flawlessly balances several Advanced Placement and Honors classes, but she is also an active member and leader of various clubs. Kiera serves as the co-editor-in-chief of Accents, lead literary editor of ORB, president of the Writer’s Guild, and co-president of the Dog Whisperers Club. Kiera is a member of the National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, and National Art Honor Society. She is also treasurer of the Rho Kappa Honor Society. Kiera strives to share her knowledge with her community through her efforts as a peer mentor and Eagle Ambassador. She also trains new altar servers at her church and serves as a docent at Bergen County Zoo. Kiera’s diligence shows her dedication to enriching the lives of others.

Pictured in group photo from left to right: Sophia Cremona '24, Kiera Stevenson '24, Samantha Raia '24, and Darcy Moore '24.