SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic hosted its first ever Virtual World Language National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Wednesday evening. 

The ceremony began with an opening prayer from Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, and opening remarks from Assistant Principal and World Language Administrator Mrs. Noreen Andrews. Señora Kelliann Coleman, a Spanish teacher at Union Catholic, followed with a recitation of the World Language National Honor Society Pledge.

Several Union Catholic faculty members went on to deliver inspiring and congratulatory remarks to the inductees, including Señora Catarina Portillo, Madame Kamila Ciringione, Signor John Cerimele, and Ya Wen 文亚.

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The following Union Catholic students have met all the requirements set forth by the World Language National Honor Society for their respective language of study:

Spanish

  • Benjamin Abood
  • Isabela Allen
  • Allyson Almeida
  • Sabrina Araujo
  • Samina Aziz
  • Alyssa Belmonte
  • Zachary Billotto
  • Sihan Cao
  • Elizabeth Chin
  • Jessica Cruz
  • Danielle Cullinan
  • Kaitlyn Dohn
  • Brandon Espinal
  • Christopher Falco
  • Erick Guaman
  • Madeline Gunsiorowski
  • Gabrielle Keating
  • Meghan Mahaffey
  • Sabrina Mayor
  • Clare McGuinness
  • Liam Miller
  • Kaitlyn Monahan
  • Maria Moncada
  • Caroline Morgan
  • Joseph Paglia
  • Michael Palacio
  • Keyla Paredes
  • Isaac Paul
  • Gianna Peralta
  • Alexis Pereira
  • Melina Piatti-Chayan
  • Klarisse Rivera
  • Michael Robateau
  • Alexa Rodriguez
  • Roselle Rodriguez
  • Lilyana Roque
  • Maximilian Salameh
  • Rajit Sharma
  • Sophia Spera
  • Natalya Tasso
  • Paris Townsell
  • Catherine Weddle

French

  • Nadia Blouin
  • Gillian Caldas
  • Jonathan Carrion
  • Giavanna DiFrancesco
  • Adriana Kwiatkowski
  • Catherine McGovern
  • Michelle Noesner
  • Jada Mia Puryear
  • Xiyue Sang
  • Arminder Singh
  • Alexis Suzara

Italian

  • Gabriel Abood
  • Thomas Armstrong
  • Isabella DelNegro
  • Julienne Emmons
  • Nola Gialanella
  • Nicholas Jacus
  • Antonio Madrigal
  • Rocco Mariani
  • Gabriella Martins
  • Audrey Schilling
  • Elisabeth Pickel
  • Elizabeth Walch

Mandarin Chinese

  • Camari Bartley
  • Amelia Casale
  • Collin Jones
  • Treylin Jones
  • Michaela Lee
  • Jennifer Mejia
  • Addison Montemayor
  • Joseph Trzepla