Membership Selection Requirements & Induction Ceremony

The National FL Societies set forth their requirements for membership: a 90 or better in the induction year, an overall GPA of 80 or better and the promise of service to others in the form of tutoring.

All members must sign the Pelham Memorial HS Student Agreement for Participation in Athletics & Co-Curricular Activities.

Students become eligible to be inducted in levels IV and/or V based on the average of their first two quarter grades.

Our first induction was in 2007.


General Information on Societies

Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica

Sponsored by: The American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese.

The AATSP was formally organized in 1953 as the Spanish National Honor Society. Its purpose is to recognize high student achievement in Spanish and Portuguese and to promote a continuity of interest in Hispanic Studies.

Société Honoraire de Français

Sponsored by: The American Association of Teachers of French

The AATF was founded in 1927 to serve French teachers at all levels, from elementary school to graduate school. The organization helps promote the study of French and the cultures of French speaking countries.

Società Onoraria Italica

Sponsored by : The American Association of Teachers of Italian

The purpose of this organization is to stimulate interest in the study of Italian, to give recognition to scholarship achievement in Italian and to promote an understanding and appreciation of Italian culture and civilization.

The Pelham Memorial High School Latin Honor Society

Sponsored by: The National Junior Classical League

Formed in 1936, the National Junior Classical League (NJCL) is an organization of junior and senior high school students sponsored by the American Classical League.  Composed of Local and state/provincial chapters across the United States, Canada and Australia, it is the largest Classical organization in the world today with over 50,000 members.  Its purpose is to encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the language, literature and culture of ancient Greece and Rome and to impart an understanding of the debt of our own culture to that of Classical antiquity.  





 On Thursday, April 12th, the World Language Department held it's twelfth Honor Society Induction.  Congratulations to our wonderful inductees, their parents and teachers.  A total of 96 outstanding students were inducted during this joyous event!


The following students deserve special congratulations on having been inducted in two language national honor societies by having achieved a 90% average or better in the upper levels:

Lorenzo Bertuccioli - Italian 2017/French 2018

Casey DeJesus - French 2017/Spanish 2018

Megan Leichtman - Spanish 2017/Italian 2018

Luca Rivera - French 2016/ Spanish 2018





The Pelham Memorial High School Chapter of the Société Honoraire de Français


Stephan Akichy

Jennifer Bell

Lorenzo Bertuccioli

Manon Bushong

Richard Che

Connor Evans

Benjamin Glickman

Sophia Juliano

Grace Miske

Madelyn Ploch

Julia Plourde

Leana Rutt

Gabriel Sucena

Alex Walker







The Vittorio Emanuele Chapter of the Società Onoraria Italica


Asia Bertuccioli

Lucy Conway

Rafael DaCruz

Claudia Dodge

Kathryn Fugazy

Jonathan Girolamo

Edward Groome

Quinn Humphrey

Megan Leichtman

Jenna Letizia

Christian Morfit

Kristina Roksvold

Sara Veteri






The Latin National Junior Classical Leauge Honor Society


Elise Aronson

Lucy Bischof

Rachel Brewer

Alison Emery

Connor Fleming

Siobhan Joyce-Farley

Zara Levy

Sophia McSpedon

Kristina Pompilio

Margaret Solimine

Ella Stern

Meghan Stevens






The Federico Garcia Lorca Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica


Daniel Bernstein

Gabriella Bhiro

Madeline Bryce

Lily Burns

Anna Calvaruso

John Carew

Erin Cohen

Kevin Coleman

Samuel Cork

Casey DeJesus

Emma Dickson

Charlotte Edmunds

Nahian Ehtesham

Sarah Ellenbogen

Julia Figueiredo

Jack Gates

Katherine Hart

John Hopkins

James Hupprich

Linda Jaimes

Julia Kaplansky

Adriana Kartanadi

Isabel Kenny

Simon Keough

Ashhab Khan

Charles Kuster

Lauren Kuster

Meredith Kuster

Zachary Leonard

Julia Loughman

Tara Matz

Lindsay McNamara

Charles Miske

Arden Neu

Kiera O'Connor

Camilla O'Keefe

Alanah Parker

Stephanie Porfirio

Ava Ravitz

Jayson Reynolds

Luca Rivera

Hana Rogatsky

Liam Ronan

Kimberly Rosell

Kaitlyn Rubbo

Michael Salama

Elias Salmeron

Joseph Silva

Elizabeth Sotolongo

Eric Sotolongo

Eleanor Tahbaz

Emily Talamas

Ariana Vazquez

Daniel Walsh