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Main Line Private Boys' School Inducts Students into German National Honor Society
Sixteen Devon Prep students become newest members of Delta Epislon Phi.
By: Rose Lombardo, PR Director
During the ceremony Devon Prep German Teacher Mrs. Renata Losoncy presented the new inductees to Headmaster Rev. James J. Shea, Sch.P., who then gave each student a certificate and membership card. Devon Prep Religion Teacher and a native of Bogota, Colombia, Brother Nelson Henao, Sch. P., offered the invocation in which he stressed cultural understanding.
The new inductees include five seniors, six juniors and five sophomores. They are:
The German Honor Society is a national education fraternity sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Its purpose is to recognize high scholastic achievement in the study of German, and to promote interest in the study of high school German. Its official name, Delta Epsilon Phi, comes from the key letters of its name in German, Deutsche Ehrenverbindung. Its colors are the colors of the German flag: Black, red and gold.
“In order to be inducted into Delta Epislon Phi, our students must have completed at least three semesters of German classes, with a 3.5 German GPA or better,” Mrs. Losoncy explained. “We also require a service element to be a member and the student must be a member of the German Cultures Club as well.”
Devon Prep is a private Catholic, college preparatory school for young men in grades six to 12 conducted by the Piarist Fathers. Nearly 300 students are enrolled in the school, which is located on a 20 acre campus in Devon, PA on Philadelphia’
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Devon Prep is a private, Catholic, college preparatory school for young men in grades six to 12 conducted by the Piarist Fathers. Devon Prep enrolls nearly 300 students who hail from the five county Philadelphia area. Visit www.devonprep.com.