Cum Laude Society Inducts New Members

Casady School inducted 16 new members to the Cum Laude Society this week. The eight seniors and eight juniors were chosen by a selection committee to be a part of the international honor society.
Cum Laude recognizes scholarship and stresses excellence, justice, and honor. Election to membership in the Casady chapter is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior class and 20 percent of the senior class.
Seniors Inducted Spring 2020Seniors Inducted Spring 2021Juniors Inducted Spring 2021
Sophia Dykstra
Sara Gibson
Carlos Henry
James Lowe
Matthew McQuistion
Cate Richardson
Spencer Steele
Sydney Geiger
Caroline Hall
Abbey Kays
Tina Nguyen
LiBei Pan
Isabela Pardo
Bilal Zahoor
Conwy Zheng
Divya Chandrasekaran
Abby Owens-Fakhoury
Allison Jones
Kyuna Lee
Fisher Moody
Aria Nanda
Shanta Ramdas
Jes Stanfield

Students inducted to the Cum Laude Society have demonstrated excellence in their academic work, good character, honor and integrity in all aspects of their school life. Julieta Zesiger, Chair of the Science Department, is president of the Casady Cum Laude Chapter.
The Cum Laude Society is an international academic fraternity dedicated to honoring scholastic achievement in secondary schools. The founders of the society modeled Cum Laude after Phi Beta Kappa. The society's motto is "Excellence, Justice, Honor." Casady's chapter began in 1961.
At Casady, the primary criteria for election has been the quality of the curriculum the candidate has chosen and the number and enthusiasm of nominations made on behalf of the individual student by the Upper Division faculty and current Cum Laude student members. Each year, the selection committee asks the faculty and current members to nominate students who have demonstrated excellence in their academic work, good character, honor, and integrity in all aspects of their school life.
A recording of yesterday's induction service is available for viewing by clicking the link below.



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Casady School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory, Episcopal day school serving students in pre-k-12. Educating Mind, Body, and Spirit.
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