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Tiger Talk: National Honor Society inducts new student leaders at Pine River-Backus High School

14 NHS members honored.

14 National Honors Society members were inducted from Pine River-Backus Schools this October. Contributed / Jolene Bengtson

In October, we had the honor of inducting eight new members to the Pine River-Backus National Honor Society to join the six returning members from last year. Our team of 14 National Honor Society members is an amazing group of student leaders.

They are actively involved members of their school and community. You see them on the court, on the stage, at church and employed by local businesses. There is a long list of traits that make them who they are as leaders, but a few stand out to me as their adviser.

Each of them is hard-working. You will see them push themselves to be better students, better athletes and better citizens. They are willing to do anything asked of them and more when it comes to volunteering with their fellow National Honor Society members.

They are dedicated. You will not see these kids giving anything less than their best in class or activities. They are your school’s valedictorians and salutatorians, team captains, actors in school plays, Student Council officers and more.

Balancing full schedules of advanced high school courses, extracurricular activities, family life and more is a constant challenge. Yet these students are adjusting to every change in routine.


They are polite, respectful and encouraging to others. These students are great role models to other students. They are true student leaders with grace and character.

Congratulations to the 2021-22 Pine River-Backus National Honor Society! We are proud of you!

Jolene Bengtson is Pine River-Backus School's business manager and National Honor Society adviser.

Pine River-Backus Schools Tiger Talk

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