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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

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