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Honoring Academic Excellence: Viewpoint's Cum Laude Society Welcomes 22 New Inductees
Honoring Academic Excellence: Viewpoint's Cum Laude Society Welcomes 22 New Inductees

Twenty two of our Senior and Junior class members were recently inducted into the Cum Laude Society for their exceptional academic achievements during a ceremony at the Carlson Family Theater.

The Cum Laude Society is a prestigious national academic honor society established in 1906. Since earning school membership in the Society in 1992, Viewpoint’s chapter has dedicated itself to promoting intellectual activity among students, including sponsoring events like talks and the annual Coffeehouse performance. Each spring, students are selected for membership by a faculty committee during their Junior or Senior year, with new members comprising no more than 10 percent of a class.

The event began by acknowledging last year's inductees, including Daniyar Ali ’24, Avrick Altmann ’24, Alivia Alva ’24, Sophia Alva ’24, Austin Basch ’24, Jessica Cao ’24, Naomi Engle ’24, Jack Fasching ’24, Julianna Hughes ’24, Kaylyn Robertson ’24, and Jarett Walker ’24. They were then joined by the following new inductees.

Class of 2024:

  • Laurel Eith

  • Congkai Tyger Ji

  • Devan Kumar

  • Siyuan Cici Liu

  • Ashley Morrow

  • Morgan Omordia

  • Zachary Rutten

  • Azim Stack

  • Roark Wanner-Ruffalo

  • Brandon Warner

  • TianYi Justin Zhang

Class of 2025:

  • Mahdi Alhassani

  • Sheraz Ali

  • Max Allison

  • Julian Dans

  • Sam Green

  • Eric He

  • Alexa Jeong

  • Zooey Jeong

  • Ella Katz

  • Lina Saley

  • Joshua Wang

Dr. Kristin Herkstroeter and Alivia Alva '24 spoke at the event, while Daniyar Ali '24 performed a movement of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, accompanied by Kyle deTarnowsky. Following the ceremony, a reception was held on the Marafino Family Terrace.

Congratulations to the newly inducted members of the Cum Laude Society. Your dedication to academic excellence is truly commendable, and we eagerly anticipate the positive contributions you will make in the future.

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