At the weekly virtual all-school meeting on Wednesday, December 2, Dr. Peter Glomset of the St. Mark's English Department announced the election of eight new members to the St. Mark's chapter of the Cum Laude Society.
Founded in 1906 at the Tome School in Maryland, there are currently 382 Chapters of the Cum Laude Society. The St. Mark'sChapter was established in 1944. Membership in the Cum Laude Society is granted to students who have consistently shown outstanding academic excellence and promise by vote of the faculty who are members of the St. Mark's Cum Laude Society. The St. Mark's Cum Laude Society is made up of faculty members who were Cum Laude at their high school, Phi Beta Kappa at their college, or elected by the Cum Laude Committee.
The newest members of the Cum Laude Society at St. Mark's are VI Formers Kartik Donepudi, Frances Hornbostel, Grace Li, Cara Mulcahey, Waverly Shi, Samantha Wang, Lina Zhang, and Cathy Zhou.
Current faculty members in the St. Mark's chapter of the Cum Laude Society are Dr. Glomset (English Department—President), Jeanna Cook (Classics—Secretary), Lauren Ames (Athletics), Yue Cao (Math), Margaret Caron (English), Colleen Finnerty '11 (History and Social Sciences), Christopher Kent (Arts Department—Theater/English), Downing Kress (Modern Languages), Lindsey Lohwater (Science), David Lyons (History), Sarah McCann (English), Barbara Putnam (Arts), Maureen Russo (Modern Languages), Channing Weymouth (Admission/Athletics), and John Warren '74 (Head of School).
Congratulations to the eight new members of the Cum Laude Society at St. Mark's!