EPPING - Mark Marasca and Sophie Jordan, students at Epping Middle School (EMS) in Epping, were honored at the Fourteenth Annual Scholar Leader Awards Banquet, held at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, on May 30. Each student was presented with a plaque recognizing his or her achievements.
The criteria for being chosen to receive the Middle Level Scholar Leader Award include demonstrating academic initiative and scholarship, providing service to classmates and school, exemplifying positive attitudes, and demonstrating leadership in the classroom and school activities. Both are members of the Sapere Aude Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society at Epping Middle School.
Over three hundred seventy-five guests, including students, educators, and parents, attended this year’s banquet, which celebrated the achievements of middle level students who are representative of the many outstanding young adolescents in middle level schools in New Hampshire. The guests included eighty-one students from forty schools from all over the state.
The Middle Level Scholar Leader Award is organized annually by the New Hampshire Association for Middle Level Education (NHAMLE) and the New England League of Middle Schools (NELMS), with supporting sponsorship from Lifetouch National School Studios.