Language honor societies induct 27
N.Y. (May 8, 2019) -- There were
international honors all around on Wednesday as two groups of Albany
High School students were inducted into two language honor societies.
Nineteen French-language students were
inducted into the Société Honoraire de Français (French Honor Society)
and eight Chinese-language students were inducted into the National
Chinese Honor Society.
and 恭喜 to all of them!
To be members of the Société Honoraire de
Français, students must maintain a 90 average in all their French
classes and an 85 in all other subjects. To be members of National
Chinese Honor Society, students must maintain an 85 average or higher in
four semesters of Chinese.
students were inducted into the Société Honoraire de Français:
The following students were inducted into the
National Chinese Honor Society:
Ester Hnin Hnin
Also, two Albany High French-language seniors
were honored with medals from the American Association of Teachers of
French. Piro Gusho earned the AATF Senior Medal and Leigh Mark Manantan
was awarded the Excellence in French Award.
To qualify for the awards, a student must: have
maintained an A average in French; a B average overall; be in his or her
senior year; have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the study of
French by participating in extracurricular activities related to French;
have completed at least three years of formal French study; and be a
non-native speaker of French.
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High