On Nov. 22, Long Beach High School celebrated the induction of 23 new members into the World Language Honor Society, an organization that recognizes student academic achievements in World Language studies.
Director of Social Studies and World Languages Theresa Scudiero welcomed the new inductees and their families. Club adviser Nelly Jiminez then introduced officers Samuel Shklar, Gabrielle Pine, Elsy Guzman and Sarah Munier, who led the symbolic candle lighting, during which the inductees took their oath to support the organization’s mission.
Congratulations to the following inductees: Robert Adler, Aden Ali, Kenneth Bailing, Gianna Buro, Daniel Cipra, Jordan Collinson, Lily Eustate, Samantha Fiallos, Elsy Guzman Amaya, Abdul Khan, Ava Liguori, Natalia LoMacchio, Melissa Lopez Tufino, Victoria Lugo, Sarah Munier, Randal Ordonez, Gabrielle Pine, Cora Prue, Emilyanne Riano, Jose Rivera Martinez, Samuel Shklar, Ariel Tamesh and Savannah Thomas.
To be eligible for admission into the World Language Honor Society, juniors or seniors enrolled in French, Italian or Spanish classes must maintain an 85 average overall and a 90 average in World Language. Members are expected to encourage and foster an appreciation for language and culture and to participate in fundraising activities. They also attend monthly meetings, plan activities for World Language Week in March and attend events hosted by Student Council.