Nine Moorestown Friends School students have been inducted into language honor societies. Named to the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica were juniors

Kelly Barna

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of Hainesport and

Rebecca Salowe

of Mount Laurel and sophomores

Phillip Dorsey

of Westampton,

Keyanah Freeland

of Camden,

Tej Trivedi

of Voorhees, and

Jordan Zaid

of Marlton. Inducted into the Société Honoraire de Français were senior

Ashley Edwards

of Lumberton and sophomores

Alison Barton

of Riverton and

Monica Chelius

of Haddon Township. The national honor societies recognize ability at a language's intermediate or advanced level and overall academic achievement.

Brian Howard

, 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.

Karen Dooley

, a Cherokee High School history teacher, and students

Derrick Robbins


Pat Bryan


Bill McGoey

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

Emily Gaudette

of McGuire Air Force Base, who attends Northern Burlington Regional High School;

Jeffrey Aiello

of Mount Laurel and Lenape Regional High School; and

William Maher

of Moorestown and Bishop Eustace Preparatory School. The five teachers honored included Lenape's

Valerie Gargus

of Mount Laurel and

Richard Carson

of Bordentown and North Hanover Township Upper Elementary School.

Mark McKenna

, 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.

- Lea Sitton Stanley