- Greene County High School held its first student induction in the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. The Inductees included the following: Yasmeen Amerson, Lakia Coleman, Sabrina French, LeTerreia Hutton, Lauren Smith, Jasmine Williams, Destin Cockrell, Keyonna Dixon, Jameria Hood, Anthony McGee, Chiquita Williams, TeAron Wilson, Almotasem Al-naham, Lydasia Cochran, Siddiq Elnaham, LaTarius Montgomery, Miah Armour, Victoria Cotton, Toneyah Little, Asia Quinnie and Tony White.
Mr. Larry Burnette serves as sponsor.
Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. Any accredited public or private high school can apply for a local chapter, through which individuals will be inducted into Rho Kappa Honor Society.
A Rho Kappa chapter at a high school school provides national recognition for outstanding students, and encourages an interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies.
Mu Alpha Theta
Greene County High School also held an induction ceremony into Mu Alpha Theta, the National High School and Two Year College Mathematics Honor Society, Tuesday, October 25. The 3 students inducted were: Lakia Coleman, Asia Quinnie and Tony White. Mu Alpha Theta’s current members are Yasmeen Amerson, Delorine Brown, Keyonna Dixon, Sabrina French, Anthony McGee, Lauren Smith and Jasmine Williams. Mrs. Ka’Needa Coleman serves as sponsor.
The combined induction programs consisted of musical selections rendered by the Greene County High School Choir and congratulatory remarks by Superintendent Dr. James Carter and Principal Garry Rice.
Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society with 105,000 student members as of June, 2014 in more than 2,100 schools. Mu Alpha Theta is dedicated to inspiring keen interest in Mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of Mathematics in high school and two-year college students.
The Honor Society strives to achieve these goals by: Providing a method for schools to recognize and encourage those students who enjoy and excel in mathematics; Organizing a national convention for students and teachers to participate in math-related events and interact with others from across the country; Rewarding outstanding extracurricular achievement by offering special awards to both students and their faculty advisors.