US Inducts Seniors into Cum Laude Society

University School inducted 20 seniors into the National Cum Laude Society at a special morning assembly at the Hunting Valley campus.
Founded in 1906, the Cum Laude Society values qualities of excellence, justice, and honor and recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement in high school. As a member of the Cum Laude Society since 1911, University School honors its principles and follows its requirements for student induction. US's chapter inducts 10 percent of each class at the end of the junior year and another 10 percent after the first semester of the senior year. 
James Garrett, secretary of the University School chapter of the Cum Laude Society, inducted the following students: 

Maheep Brar
Michael Castellanos
Ben Chao
Reed Chen
Colin Crawford
Trey Hammond
Robert Hegler
Bobby Housel
Sumner Jones
Zach Keum
Kiran Krishnamurthi
Gabriel Laskey - Phi Beta Kappa Award
Clayton Lovell
Jake Nordell
Caleb Peters
Bryan Rego
Dylan Siegler
Graeme Thomas
Michael Zemanek
Will Zhang
    • (front) Head of School Mr. Patrick Gallagher, Ben Chao, Bryan Rego, Zach Keum, Kiran Krishnamurthi, Reed Chen, Maheep Brar, Robert Hegler, Cum Laude Secretary Mr. Jim Garrett (middle) Colin Crawford, Trey Hammond, Sumner Jones, Clayton Lovell, Graeme Thomas, Gabe Laskey, Caleb Peters, Speaker Dr. Phil Kokotailo (back) Michael Zemanek, Michael Castellanos, Bobby Housel, Dylan Siegler, Will Zhang, Jake Nordell

    • Dr. Phil Kokotailo, former US English Chair and current Roxbury Latin School faculty member, was the featured speaker at the induction ceremony.

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