Seventy-eight Poteau Upper Elementary School students will be inducted into the National Elementary Honor Society tonight beginning at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria.
To achieve membership, the students had to earn "high ratings, by a committee of educators, in the areas of scholarship, responsibility, service and leadership," according to Assistant Principal Mark Williams.
former state Sen. Kenneth Corn will be the guest speaker. Also in attendance will be numerous parents, teachers and administrators, including Superintendent Don Sjoberg, Williams said.
The schedule includes:
Group photo taken prior to ceremony (5:45 p.m.).
Pre-ceremony entertainment: harpist.
Words from superintendent.
Invocation by Bobbi Gillham, principal.
Candle lighting ceremony.
Induction of new members.
Honor Society Pledge.