St. Luke’s 2022 Cum Laude Society Induction Ceremony
By: Jim Yavenditti, Director of Studies
Eighteen seniors were recognized at St. Luke’s Cum Laude Society Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April 28.
The students inducted into the St. Luke’s chapter are:
Karey Balkind Ashley Barton Aarit Bhatnagar Sarah Case Daniel Clavelli Ryan DeFilippo Andrea DiTeodoro Amira El Hattab Ryan Frank Eason Jones Fritz Laibe Henry Robb Annabelle Santucci Matthew Sherter Katie Stute Megan Stute Teddy Truwit Emilia von Lilien-Brockmeyer
Along with the Class of 2022, outgoing Head of School, Mark C. Davis, was also inducted into St. Luke’s Cum Laude Society as an honorary member.
This year's Cum Laude inductees plan to attend the following colleges and universities:
Bowdoin College Colby College Colgate University Duke University Georgetown University Middlebury College Providence College Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute University of Connecticut University of Miami University of Michigan University of Notre Dame University of Pennsylvania University of Richmond Vassar College Villanova University Worcester Polytechnic Institute Yale University
The Cum Laude Society was founded in 1906 by Dr. Abram W. Harris, Director of the Tome School. Seven schools were given founding charters, and more than 380 schools are charter members today.
Modeled on Phi Beta Kappa at the collegiate level, the Cum Laude Society honors the scholastic achievement of secondary school students. The society’s motto, Arete, Dike, Time, translates from Greek to Excellence, Justice, Honor.
The Cum Laude Society Committee includes:
Liz Perry, Head of Upper School and Cum Laude Chapter President Jim Yavenditti, Director of Studies and Cum Laude Chapter Secretary Mary Frederick, Assistant Head of Upper School and US Math Department Chair Susan Doran, US English teacher Mitch Murphy, US History teacher
St. Luke’s School is a secular (non-religious), private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.