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NHS Q4 Awards

The National Honor Society presents awards each quarter to students representing the four pillars of the society: character, service, scholarship, and leadership. For the fourth quarter of the 2023-24 academic year, congratulations are extended to the following seniors standing left to right in group photo:
Character: Eleanor Quinn
Nora is always open to helping her classmates and supporting those in need. Nora is active in the IHA community, as she is on the executive board for both the Christian Service Board and Bake-In Club. She is also co-president of Junior State of America; a Eucharistic Minister; and a member of the Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society and National Art Honor Society. Nora lifts up her sisters and always chooses kindness.
Service: Katherine Grzybowski
Kate Grzybowski's steadfast dedication to service has made a profound impact on her community. Kate serves her IHA family through her roles as technical coordinator of heartTV, vice president of the Get Reel! Club, president of Junior State of America, and homeroom representative for Student Council. As a Peer Mentor, Kate works to foster engagement among her peers, inspiring them to enact positive change within their community and beyond. Outside of the classroom, she continues to exemplify the true spirit of service through her extensive volunteer work. She has spent time volunteering at the Helping Hands Food Pantry, Camp Acorn, IHA Midnight Runs, IHA Thanksgiving Dinners, Mission Smiles, and Open Gratitude. Through her tireless volunteer efforts, Kate portrays her profound commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others and calls on her IHA sisters to do the same.

Scholarship: Ella Crane
Through her academic journey, Ella Crane has distinguished herself as a top scholar and an avid learner. Ella seamlessly manages to balance a heavy course load, excelling in several AP and Honors classes while also participating in various clubs. She is the co-president and co-founder of the Psychology Club, and a dedicated member of the Philosophy Club and Math League. Ella embraces every opportunity to share her thirst for knowledge with her peers, serving as a Peer Tutor, as well as a board member of Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society, and co-president of the Science National Honor Society. She is also a member of the Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society and St. Brigid Society. Ella continues to be a model of scholarship for her IHA peers and future underclassmen through her work as an Eagle Ambassador. Ella’s passion for learning extends far beyond the confines of the classroom and she strives to use her talents to help her community.

Leadership: Madeline Heinimann
Maddie embodies leadership inside and outside of the classroom. She is involved extensively in The Arts at Immaculate Heart Academy and has produced several plays and musicals for our community to enjoy. Maddie is a member of Voices and ITS and performed in And Then There Were None and Mamma Mia! this year. She also is an Eagle Ambassador and member of the Student Council. Maddie is a natural leader in all that she pursues.