Cum Laude Society Inducts 15 New Members
On the morning of April 3, seven students from the Class of 2017 joined eight students from the Class of 2018 as inductees into the Bryn Mawr chapter of the Cum Laude Society.
Seniors Kimaya Basu, Christine Blackshaw, Katie Coiro, Stella Kazibwe, Jwana Khatib, Anjalee Rutah and Ran Yan and juniors Clare Booth, Sarah Cahn, Alice Carnell, Ellie Citron, Margaret King, Maggie Smith, Serena Thaw-Poon and Caroline Troy were recognized for their scholarly accomplishments as they were welcomed into the society. Current senior members, inducted last year, were also recognized: Emilie Berman, Nyx Deane-Polyak, Anum Haque, Elizabeth Macksey, Sefa Santos-Powell, Xierui Shen, Charlotte Simpson and Maddy Unger.
Established in 1906 as the Alpha Delta Tau fraternity, the Cum Laude Society is dedicated to honoring scholastic achievement in secondary schools. It has more than 380 chapters around the world, including in the United States, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada, England, and several other European countries. Each year, approximately 4,000 high school juniors and seniors are inducted into the Society. Membership is selective; schools are allowed to induct a maximum of 20 percent of the senior class. Members are chosen based on academic record, good character, honor and integrity.