Several Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were recognized for their performance on the 2020 National Latin Exam. Ian McElroy, Middle School Latin teacher, announced the names of nine students who earned certificates.

Congratulations to Arya Chhabra of Roselle Park and Vinay Karthik of Edison, who earned the rare distinction of completing a perfect paper by answering all 40 questions correctly on the Introduction to Latin test. Other W+H students who received Certificates of Merit included Phoebe Kaplan of Scotch Plains, Ruhee Hegde of Edison, Caleb Rothrock-Steinfeld of South Plainfield and Luke Zuzovsky of Mountainside.

Three current ninth-graders earned recognition on the test taken in the spring when they were eighth-grade students. Hannah Malko of Clark and Shachee Kumar of Edison received silver medals, while Naomi Valcourt of South Plainfield earned a Certificate of Merit.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School (1295 Inman Ave., N. Edison) is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community. To take a virtual tour of the school, visit