Students Recognized for Academic Achievements and Inducted Into Honors Societies at Academic Awards

Published : Monday, January 29, 2018 | 12:32 PM

More than 200 students received recognition for their academic achievements on Thursday morning at La Salle High School’s Academic Awards ceremony on January 25, 2018. Jaime Kwong, Class of 2014 and recently awarded 2018 Marshall Scholar recipient spoke to the student body, faculty, and select chairs of the Boards of Regents
and Trustees about her Lasallian experience. La Salle High School’s President Richard Gray, Principal Courtney Kassakhian, and Assistant-Principal for Curriculum and Instruction Tina Bonacci ’94 awarded the certificates and honors.

“The academic achievements awarded to this group of students today is a reflection of the students’ notable diligence, hard work and motivation to succeed in the academic environment,” stated Gray.

President Gray also awarded Robin Cadd ’19 the 2018 Robert Alcorn Scholarship in Humanities and Joshua Ng ’19 the Bob Thomas Scholarship in Math and Science. Each student was nominated for his or her distinguished academic achievements, including each maintaining a GPA of 4.3 or higher for each of the last five semesters.

Almost 400 students received recognition for being inducted into five of La Salle High School’s honors societies: California Scholarship Federation (CSF), National Honors Society (NHS), Science National Honors Society (SNHS), Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honors Society, and the Hispanic Honors Society. Over 200 of the aforementioned students were awarded Gold Certificates for having earned a GPA above 4.0 in the
2017 spring semester. Lastly, La Salle High School awarded 22 students with the Academic Achievement Award for their feat of increasing their GPA by 0.5 points or more by the end of the semester.

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