Athens Academy held its sixth annual International Education Week Lecture and World Language Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, November 20. This year’s speaker was Mr. Justin Jeffery, director of International Student Life at the University of Georgia. Following Mr. Jeffery’s speech, Upper School students were inducted into World Language Honor Societies. A record 52 Upper School students were inducted into one of three--Latin, French, or Spanish--national language honor societies. This nomination is bestowed upon students who have demonstrated excellence of accomplishment throughout three complete years of study of language at the Honors Level, and who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering their study of language and culture.
The following students were inducted (listed as they appear in photos):
Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica/Advisor: Mrs. Marielle Newland
Front row: Dr. Nannette Moseley, Ms. Zebby Watson, Kasey Ehrenreich, Danielle Norris, Lucy Waugh, Ellie Crosland, Mary Goggin, Lucy Ferguson, Kate Kleiber, Owen Lange, Mrs. Marielle Newland; second row: Isabella York, McKenzie Elrod, Maggie Edwards, McCall Manus, Kira Avolio, Celeste Covington, Clara Miller, Mrs. Heather McRae; third row: Dru Hunt, Lewis Scruggs, Fardin Ahmed, Nicholas Stachura, Kamara Adogu, Leila Rosenberg, Ethan Chambers, Riley Friesen; back row: Ava Kennedy, Alex Oh, Jack Cook, Wyatt Smith, David Stachura, John Bostwick, Graham Blanks, James Williams, Jackson McKillip, Noah Allen, Malcolm Marett, Edward Nichols, Emily Sherrier, Will Thomas.
Société Honoraire de Français/Advisor: Mrs. Jami Cashin
Mrs. Cashin, Palmer Bush, Anna Barkley, Meredith Bennett, Ann Harper Covington, John Ferguson, Joseph Frierson, William Leach, Katherine Woody, Nick Xie
Societas Latina Honoraria/Advisor: Ms. Deanna MellicanMs. Mellican, Ben Cuneo, Kavya Menke, Kitty Fan, Eli Condie, Sara Collins, Hayes Miller