Thirteen Moorestown Friends School students were inducted into the Chinese, French, and Spanish National Honor Societies on May 18. The students were joined by their families, teachers, and staff members for a formal banquet in the Dining Hall Commons, followed by a ceremony in the Meeting House.
Inducted into the National Chinese Honor Society were juniors Alexander Barrett, Nicholas Tursi, Nicolas Boller, Medina Shah, and Hannah Thomson. Inducted into the National French Honor Society (Société Honoraire de Français) were juniors Katherine Repholz and Kirstin McKeown. Inducted into the National Spanish Honor Society (Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica) were juniors Alexander Horn, Jessica Ferber, Kelcie Satterthwaite, Andrea Kinzler, Natalie Zakroff, and Isaac Muñoz.
The National Chinese Honor Society was established in November 1993 to recognize those accomplished high school students who study Chinese as a world language. The National Chinese Honor Society is a scholastic organization that promotes and recognizes students with good citizenship, leadership, and deeds of community service.
The Société Honoraire de Français of the American Association of Teachers of French aims to stimulate interest in the study of French, to promote high standards of scholarship, to reward scholastic achievements, to create enthusiasm for and an understanding of francophone culture, to promote and perpetuate international friendship, and to reward efforts toward furthering solidarity in the French-speaking world. The Moorestown Friends School chapter of the honor society has been in existence since 1989.
The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and Portuguese and is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The Moorestown Friends School chapter of the honor society has been in existence since 1989.