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    The Grand County Middle School held a virtual Honor Society induction ceremony May 12 for 44 students and their parents.

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    The new members are Acel Hall, Addie Taylor, Addy Oldroyd, Alexis Keddington, Andre Bruno, Aracely Medina, Brynlei Cox, Brynlei Mays, Caden Swasey, Connor Swasey, Cooper Potts, Ean Ellis, Elisabeth Knight, Hannah McKimmey, Hope Shumway, Jace Reidhead, Jade McPherson, Jayde Young, John Lewis, Jordyn O’Donnal, Kalan Bowden, Katie Wakefield, Legacy Blake, Macy Hamilton, Magdalena Wilkowske, Magenta Crane, Maizee Packard, Makenna Bierschied, Michael Mallory, Mickelle Lindsay, Natalee Ganino, Riley McCurdy, Rosee Thomas, Shane Jones, Sydney Cornelius, Tatum Packard, Taylor Hirigoyen, Tianna Lazaro, Trace York, Travis Hirschfeld, Trinity Bryant, Tyrell Stash, Ximena Gonzalez Dominguez and Yasmin Lovato.

    During the meeting, students also ran for office by giving speeches and members voted. The winners were Jace Reidhead for president, Addison Oldroyd for vice president, Trinity Bryant for secretary, Addie Taylor for treasurer, Maizee Packard for public relations, and Maggie Crane for fundraising coordinator.

    A big thank you was said to Principal Cari Caylor, Honor Society advisers Ms. Martin and Mrs. Renn, Eighth grade Honor Society President Liam Clark, Vice President Ali Jones, Treasurer Aiden Gordon, and Fundraiser Coordinator Zoe Olsen for “participating and making this important event happen,” said the school in an email. “Congrats to the new members of the 2020-2021 GCMS Honor Society.”

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