French Honor Society inducts 12 students

Congratulations to Meer Aban '24, Valentin Barrera-Vinha '24, Benjamin Kampine '24, Ophelia Cherry-Pulay '25, Sydney Fast '25, Anna Hulan '25, Erin Joyce '25, Eleanor Molvig '25, Anna Picasso '25, Caspar Schmidt '25, Amelie Soslow '25, and Kati Tong '25 for their induction into the French Honor Society.
By Richard Espenant, HS French Teacher

French Teachers Richard Espenant and Alissa Murdoch had the honor of inducting 12 exceptional students into the French Honor Society on Wednesday, March 20. These students were carefully chosen for their outstanding academic achievements in all French courses throughout their high school education, as well as their profound interest in Francophone culture.

Established in 1949 by the American Association of Teachers of French, the French Honor Society upholds the motto: "One who knows two languages is worth two people." Here are this year's inductees:

From the Class of 2024:  
Meer Aban
Valentin Barrera-Vinha
Benjamin Kampine

From the Class of 2025:
Ophelia Cherry-Pulay
Sydney Fast
Anna Hulan
Erin Joyce
Eleanor Molvig
Anna Picasso
Caspar Schmidt
Amelie Soslow
Kati Tong

During the induction, students solemnly recited the society's oath in the presence of faculty sponsors, parents, several of last year’s inductees (Kylee Ambramson '24, Maddie Ewing '24, Clara Smail '24), and USN students.

Following this, students received Honor Society pins and certificates. The ceremony concluded with a celebratory reception in the presence and support of Assistant Head of School for Academic Quinton P. Walker.

Congratulations to our new inductees.

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