The William E. Esham Chapter of the Cum Laude Society at Worcester Preparatory School welcomed new members during a ceremony in the school’s Guerrieri Library April 23. In back are (l-r) Alison Greer, Ocean City, Md.; Christopher Choy, Rehoboth Beach; Mattie Maul, Salisbury, Md.; Michael Goldsmith, Salisbury; and Lucas Baier, Ocean City. In front are Aelya Ehtasham, Lewes; Mikalah Potvin, Snow Hill, Md.; Ariella Anthony, Seaford; and Sarah Freund, Whaleyville, Md.
With the group is the featured speaker at the ceremony, Dr. Jill Caviglia-Harris, professor of economics, Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, Salisbury University. The Cum Laude Society is a national organization founded in 1906 which honors academic achievements in secondary schools for the purposes of promoting excellence (Areté), justice (Diké) and honor (Timé).