Nine Moorestown Friends School students have been inducted into language honor societies. Named to the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica were juniors
of Hainesport and
of Mount Laurel and sophomores
of Voorhees, and
of Marlton. Inducted into the Société Honoraire de Français were senior
of Lumberton and sophomores
of Riverton and
of Haddon Township. The national honor societies recognize ability at a language's intermediate or advanced level and overall academic achievement.
, who teaches music at Moorestown Friends School, is among 25 teachers chosen for the Teachers of the Future Program by the National Association of Independent Schools. The teachers, each of whom will receive a $1,000 stipend, will help develop an online community for independent-school teachers. They must lead an online educational discussion forum throughout next school year and create a teaching-unit demonstration video to be posted online. Howard is a 23-year teaching veteran.
, a Cherokee High School history teacher, and students
created a Web page to raise awareness about Iraqi war refugees. They did the work for a program sponsored by the State Department, which supplied officials for interviews.
Three students and two teachers from the area were honored at the annual Governor's Awards in Arts Education at the Trenton War Memorial on May 21. Among the 89 students recognized were
of McGuire Air Force Base, who attends Northern Burlington Regional High School;
of Mount Laurel and Lenape Regional High School; and
of Moorestown and Bishop Eustace Preparatory School. The five teachers honored included Lenape's
of Mount Laurel and
of Bordentown and North Hanover Township Upper Elementary School.
, a Marlton Realtor, has donated $800 each to the PTA or PTO at St. Joan of Arc School in Marlton and the Evesham Township School District's Beeler, DeMasi Elementary, DeMasi Middle, Evans, Jaggard, Marlton Elementary, Marlton Middle, Rice and Van Zant Schools. This is the second year, and the fifth time, McKenna has donated business profits to the organizations. The total exceeds $55,000.