A select group of Academy students received induction into two art societies, Tri-M and the National Art Honor Society, on Tuesday, October 25, during lunch. Ms. Stefanie Rotolo and Ms. Sylvia Muzquis of the Fine Arts Department presided over the induction in the Blessed Marie Rose Durocher Chapel to recognize students who excell in music and visual arts. Although students must succeed in art courses, these organizations also require superior overal academic performance.
Tri-M recognizes the achievements of musically talented students who share their gifts with the school community. Their grades in musical enrichment programs must reflect or exceed a 4.0 GPA, which is a considerable achievement for Academy’s rigorous curriculum. Tri-M members usually participate in programs such as Worship Band and Quarter Notes. The new members inducted into Tri-M were seniors Cassidy Morrison and Cavesha Anderson and junior Arlynn Barlaan.
The National Art Honor Society recognizes students, grades 10-11, who have achieved excellence in the field of visual arts and have at least a 3.5 overall GPA, good character, an interest in promoting the arts. Students must complete an application and have a minimum of a 4.0 average in art. New inductees were seniors Christen Daigle, Bridget Daly, Alyssa Duet, Kathryn Elliott, Victoria Forgione,Camilla Golson, Kaitlyn Garrett, Darby Meade, Marigloria Maldonado, Gabrielle Nickerson, Jacqueline Posada, Gabrielle Sanabria, Sara Torres, Anne-Marie Trang,
Also attending the induction were Principal Mrs. Camille Jowanna, Assistant Principal Jack Mullarkey, and proud family members who took lunch off to share the honors with the inductees.