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McCallie School Inducts 36 seniors into Cum Laude Society

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  • Upper School
McCallie School's 2018-19 class inductees for the Cum Laude Society.

McCallie School inducted 36 member of the Class of 2019 into the Cum Laude Society in recognition of their outstanding scholarship and academic performance.

On Monday, Nov. 6, 2018, 36 McCallie School seniors were recognized at Chapel as 2017-18 members of the Cum Laude Society in recognition of academic excellence. These young men were selected to recognize their place in the top 20 percent of the senior class as measured by cumulative GPA in their Upper School courses at McCallie.

McCallie School’s Cum Laude chapter is the oldest in Tennessee and has been active since 1952. Before reading off the names of these scholars, Director of College Counseling Jeff Kurtzman spoke to the student body about his love of road trips and how travel can help foster a lifetime love of education and learning.

The newest members of Cum Laude at McCallie are:

  • McLean Albritton
  • Josh Belisle
  • Willem Dryden
  • Pi Eager
  • Keshav Eldurkar
  • Jesse Felker
  • Will Fuss
  • Will Greenman
  • Chase Hamelink
  • Simeon Honeycutt
  • David Horne
  • Ryan Huynh
  • David Johnson
  • Hank Leathers
  • James Leung
  • Davis Little
  • Max McCloy
  • Briggs McElwee
  • Bob Moore
  • Zach Musial
  • Mitchell Negus
  • Louis Onoratini
  • Mac Poston
  • Michael Quinn
  • Thomas Shikoh
  • Tanner Shulman
  • Charlie Smith
  • Willie Spight
  • Harrison Stuart
  • Antto Toivio
  • Kevin Vollmer
  • Adam Wang
  • Patrick Warren
  • Zyan Wynn
  • Kahler Youngblood
  • Hanson Zhang


Only a student’s work at McCallie is considered for determining eligibility for Cum Laude, and a student must have been at McCallie for at least one full year.

The Cum Laude Society was founded in 1906 in order to recognize scholastic achievement at the secondary school level by establishing a society modeled after Phi Beta Kappa, the college academic honor society. It now includes more than 380 chapters, 25 of them in public schools and 343 in independent schools. Some 4,000 new student members are inducted annually.

  • academics
  • Cum Laude Society
  • Upper School