CPA accepted as a member of elite Cum Laude Society, inducts charter members
On Monday, April 9, Christ Presbyterian Academy announced their acceptance into the elite, international Cum Laude Society, an indication of superior scholastic achievement, integrity, and rigor in pursuing knowledge.
Founded in 1906, the society recognizes excellence in academic exploration and leadership. Less than 400 schools worldwide hold this status, and roughly 4,000 students are inducted internationally.
The inauguration of the new chapter at the Academy was celebrated in an on-campus ceremony, where the school inducted its charter members: ten faculty members and ten students.
Charter Faculty Members: · Head of School Nate Morrow · Associate Head of School – Academics Dr. Marcia Sutton · Academic Dean Dr. Dawn Ruff, Ed.D. · Head of Upper School Dr. Parker Altman, Ed.D. · Assistant Head of Upper School – Academics Amy Calhoun · Instructor of Upper School English Bo Knox · Instructor of Upper School Mathematics Mark Miller · College Counselor Ben Gatlin · College Counselor Elizabeth Raymond · College Counselor Catherine Sawyer
Charter Students: · Katherine Betts · Shaoey Chapman · Jack Charles · Ryan Charles · Carli Cone · Peter DePhillips · Vayle McKay · Sam McKerley · Gwyneth Walker · Hunter Wilson
Academy Dignitary and founding member Wes Yoder spoke on this honor for the school:
“I am so excited to participate in the celebration of the Cum Laude Society coming to Christ Presbyterian Academy. When we dreamt up this place, we didn’t imagine a limit to its potential. The first year we opened, we had as many students as we now have faculty members. And now we have reached new heights of academic excellence in transforming young minds and hearts through education.”
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Christ Presbyterian Academy is a private, coeducational, college-preparatory school for grades preschool through 12. The Academy provides transformational education through a Christian worldview and offers extensive programs to develop the diverse potential of each student. CPA is a ministry of Christ Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Nashville, Tennessee.