Providence Day School honored Upper School students in a World Language Awards Ceremony recognizing the Seal of Biliteracy Awards and National Honor Society inductions. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, school district, or state in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.
A total of 46 students received the Seal of Biliteracy Award in French (13), German (1), Italian (1), Mandarin Chinese (5), and Spanish (26).
A student may qualify for membership in the French, German, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish National Honor Societies when he or she has maintained an “A” average in a World Language class for a minimum of three consecutive semesters in grades 9-12, is currently enrolled in level 4 or higher, and is in at least 10th grade. The qualifying student must also maintain an overall “B” average in other subjects. Mandarin Chinese recipients must maintain a B+ average in other subjects.
A total of 59 students joined the World Language National Honor Society in French (9), German (4), Latin (3), Mandarin Chinese (17), and Spanish (26).