Students Inducted Into Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

  • June 13, 2023

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    On Monday, June 5, thirty-two Sayville High School students were inducted into the Sayville chapter of the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society. 

    The event featured an introduction from Chapter President Michael Pitre as well as Chapter Advisor Susan Hart.

    Special guest and Board of Education Trustee Dr. James Bertsch gave keynote remarks to the inductees. 

    After the candle lighting ceremony, inductees were presented with certificates and recited the Rho Kappa Oath. Senior members of the chapter received their senior cords at the end of the event. 

    The Rho Kappa Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. To achieve entry into the society, students must have a 90 unweighted average in their social studies classes, fill out the application including an essay explaining the importance of history and the impact they will have as Rho Kappa members as well as include their high school transcript and recommendations from teachers. 


    Below is a list of the inductees:

    Cristiana Anastasio

    Quinn Babcock

    Wesley Bickerton

    Gia Caiazzo

    Sofia Cangelosi

    Taylor Carpentieri

    Lily Corcoran

    Kieran Daniels

    Angelina DeVito

    Kayla Diaz

    Taylor DiMenna

    Liam Dowling

    Colleen Doyle 

    Robert Doyle

    Isabella Gerena

    Lisa Kotkiewicz

    James Kretz

    Nicholas Linss

    Gianna Maniscalco

    Elle McCormack

    Neeve McGinnis

    Zachary Minutello

    Efstathios Paloubis

    Amber Pawloski

    Shay Plitt

    Kylie Person

    Giola Racanelli

    Kamryn Restivo

    Kyla Ricevuto

    Robert Russo

    Emily Watters

    Julianna Weinfeld


    Rho Kappa Oath

    “I do promise to serve others, to search for truth, to utilize knowledge, and to seek wisdom through the pursuit of academic excellence in the Social Studies. I promise service to Sayville High School and to the community, for true scholars of the Social Studies lead by example.”