09) NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETIES
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.
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
The Vittorio Emanuele Chapter of the Società Onoraria Italica
The Latin National Junior Classical Leauge Honor Society
The Federico Garcia Lorca Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica