High Tech Students Selected into Japanese National Honor Society

(North Bergen, NJ–April 13, 2018) Eleven High Tech students have been inducted into the Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS) this year, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.

The following students earned this honor: Bayonne resident Thomas Fiennan; Ava Ichikawa of Hoboken; Jersey City residents Shahan Abdi, Gilir Gabinete, and Shanaz Munna; Carla Herrera, Brianna Morales, and Zhixiu Zheng of North Bergen; Secaucus resident Alexandria Tao; Karina Chen of Union City; and Weehawken resident Shayla Larson.

JNHS recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence in Japanese study, uniting teachers and administrators in developing and maintaining high academic standards of Japanese language education and promoting altruistic conduct through unique activities. To qualify for JNHS, students must maintain a B+ and above average in Japanese Language class and a B in their other classes.

“Our students are hardworking and earned this honor by themselves,” says Akemi Dobkin, veteran Japanese Language instructor at High Tech. “I believe that they will continue to make an effort to succeed in the Japanese program.”

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