MMI Students Inducted Into Language Honor Societies
LANGUAGE HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES-MMI Preparatory School held inductions for the Spanish, German and Chinese national honor societies. Shown, front from left: Christina Spencer, Stephanie Pudish, Mariah Serra, Alexis Williams, Kristen Purcell, Jeffrey Carevya, Maria Carrato and Gabriela Moustardas. Second row: Medina Saeed, Mountaintop; Emily Seratch, Rachel Stanziola, Eleanor Maduro, Sara Lucas, Sarah Jamack, Cassandra Bluth, Kelsey Donaldson, White Haven; Mikayla Dove, Mountaintop; Samanta Cottone, Sarah Moyer. Third row: Tristan Gibbons, Mountaintop; Christopher Snyder, Brendan Drusda, Eric Kabitzke, Joseph Yamulla, Alexander Drusda, Yusuf Qadri, Andrew Alday, Mountaintop; and Dennis Clarke. Fourth row: Brian Driscoll, Andreas Boosalis, White Haven; Jay Solgama, Mountaintop; Head of School Thomas Hood, speaker Thomas Delaney, Assistant Head of School Charles Seidel, Edward Herbener and William Bower.

MMI Preparatory School held inductions for the Spanish, German and Chinese national honor societies on March 6.

Assistant Head of School Charles Seidel opened the ceremonies and greeted students, parents, family members and friends before the formal candlelight ceremony induction. The guest speaker was Thomas Delaney, who worked for the American government for 34 years, 11 of those living in Central America and South America.

New members who distinguished themselves as outstanding Spanish language students were inducted into the Pablo Picasso Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (Spanish National Honor Society) by chapter adviser and MMI Spanish teacher Dennis Clarke. The students include Kelsy Donaldson, daughter of Dennis and Kathy Donaldson, White Haven; Andrew Alday, son of Senen Alday and Milagros Azcueta-Alday, Mountaintop; Mikayla Dove, daughter of Eric and Susan Dove, Mountaintop; and Jay Solgama, son of Paresh and Arti Solgama, Mountaintop. Chapter officers are President Jeffrey Careyva, Vice President Maria Carrato, Secretary Joseph Yamulla, Treasurer Yusuf Qadri and Historian Alex Drusda.

Students who distinguished themselves as outstanding German language students were inducted into the Simon Faltz Chapter of the German National Honor Society, Delta Epsilon Phi, by chapter adviser and MMI German teacher Gabriela Moustardas. The new inductees include Andreas Boosalis, son of Stella Boosalis, White Haven, and Harry Boosalis, South Canaan. Officers of the chapter are President Alexis Williams, Vice President Kristen Purcell, Secretary Cassandra Bluth and Treasurer Eric Kabitzke.

New members who distinguished themselves as outstanding Chinese language students were inducted into MMI’s Echoes of Wisdom and Philosophy chapter of the National Chinese Honor Society. Inductees include Tristan Gibbons, son of Russell and Edna Gibbons, Mountaintop; Medina Saeed, daughter of Zubeen Saeed, Mountaintop; Chapter adviser and MMI Chinese instructor Christina Spencer inducted the students into the honor society. Officers of the chapter are President Mariah Serra, Vice President Stephanie Pudish, Treasurer Sara Lucas and Secretary Sarah Jamack.