May 13, 2015
Eight students were inducted into world language honor societies at a dinner and ceremony on May 11.
Inducted into the National Chinese Honor Society were juniors Marirose Aleardi and Erin Chen. Inducted into the National French Honor Society (Société Honoraire de Français) were juniors Edward Gelernt, Andrew Harkaway, and Alexandra Katsnelson. Inducted into the National Spanish Honor Society (Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica) were juniors Gabriela Montes, Margaux Vellucci, and Mia Zayas.
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.