Highland Park High School kicked off the new Farrell Lecture Series Monday evening.
Author Angela Cervantes was the inaugural speaker. Throughout the day she worked with students at the school. She was the keynote speaker at a ceremony for 20 students being inducted into the National Honor Society
The series is named after retired teacher Ron Farrell. He was recognized at a reception preceding Ms. Cervantes' speech.
The students must have a 3.4 grade point average and be nominated by at least three teachers to be inducted into NHS.