Ransom Everglades recognized the seniors in the top 10 percent of the graduating Class of 2024 with admission into the Cum Laude Society. The seniors – Chloe Alfonso '24, Mackenzie Buckner '24, William Charouhis '24, Siona Dua '24, Ian Fox '24, Elliot Gross '24, Erick Gross '24, Nathan Kaplan '24, Derrick Ma '24, Skye McPhillips '24, Victoria Paraoulaki de Miranda '24, Nicolas Poliak '24, Lauren Scott '24, Maya Shaked '24, Alexander Tong '24 and Nolan Wu '24 – exhibit the "qualities of integrity ... and a sincere dedication to learning," Assistant Head of the Upper School Adriana Sanchez said during a Sept. 5 upper school assembly.
"Today, we celebrate academic excellence with the 10 percent cum laude distinction," she added. "This accolade honors the top achievers among us, those who have consistently demonstrated remarkable dedication and mastery in their studies. Their commitment to excellence sets a high standard for us all and serves as a source of inspiration."
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.