Villa Maria Academy High School Inducts Students into National Honor Society

The 32 Villa Maria NHS inductees before the ceremony March 18.
The 32 Villa Maria NHS inductees before the ceremony March 18.

Villa Maria Academy High School celebrated students’ achievements in school and the community by inducting new members into the National Honor Society. On March 18, the school’s chapter of the NHS inducted 32 students.

Welcomed into the society were the following students, listed by hometown:


Kerrianne Davies, 11th grade

Dana Ratner, 11th grade


Mary Catherine Butler


Cara Basso, 11th grade

Meaghan Dyal, 11th grade

Kathleen Manta, 11th grade

Caroline Zielinski, 11th grade

Glen Mills

Jessica Castillo, 11th grade

Gabrielle DiPietro, 11th grade


Kristen Bennett, 11th grade


Hannah Follman, 11th grade


Alyssa Myers, 11th grade

Newtown Square

Meredith Davis, 12th grade

Emily Legaard, 11th grade

Kristie Mak, 11th grade

Valerie Sanders, 11th grade


Mary Kathryn Braun, 11th grade


Claire Bagley, 11th grade

Kiersten McDonald, 11th grade

Alexis Orvieto, 11th grade

West Chester

Erin Ahern, 11th grade

Madison Bickert, 11th grade

Jacqueline Brignola, 11th grade

Jenna Brignola, 11th grade

Chelsey Dillon, 11th grade

Julie Dobson, 11th grade

Holly Funk, 11th grade

Madeline Hone, 11th grade

Brenna McGuire, 11th grade

Clare O’Rourke, 11th grade

Kerry Sadlier, 11th grade

Keeley Washel, 11th grade

The new inductees, who glided down the aisles of the auditorium in pale blue gowns, were thrilled to be honored with this prestigious acknowledgement of their dedication to the community and hard work toward their academics.

The NHS is presented by the National Association of Secondary School Principals for students who pursue leadership roles in their community and maintain high academic achievements. As part of the NHS, students are required to stay in excellent academic standing, volunteer in the community, conduct themselves appropriately in and out of school, and participate in leadership roles at school and in the community.

About Villa Maria Academy

Villa Maria Academy High School (Malvern, Pa.) is a private Catholic high school, preparing girls for college and beyond in the tradition of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. At Villa Maria, students are taught to be critical thinkers and confident leaders. These young ladies pursue a course of study that will continually reinforce analytical problem-solving skills, high-level thinking, and increasingly independent work. Villa Maria empowers young women to lead lives of spiritual growth, intellectual inquiry and Christian service. For more information, visit www.vmahs.org.


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