B-CC Honor Societies 

Art Honor Society

Sponsor: Krista Tretick


The goal of the National Art Honor Society is to recognize those students who have shown an outstanding ability in art. The organization strives to aid members in working toward the attainment of the highest standards in art areas, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community. Members are eligible for scholarships and special recognition. Activities involve bringing art into the school and community.




Chinese Honor Society

Sponsor: Karen He

Room: C307

BCC ‘s Chinese Honor Society is a chapter of National Chinese Honor Society.  Students who have earned an “A” in Chinese language and 3.5 GPA for three semesters will be eligible to join the Chinese Honor Society. The mission is to promote practicing and understanding of Chinese language and culture in daily life.  Its members sponsor several cultural activities each year and conduct weekly tutoring for all Chinese classes.


Maria Southerland (President), Camila Jamro (Vice President), Charles Reynolds (Secretary), Lili Barrett (Treasure), Sylvie Yang (Tutoring chair)


Once a month, first Monday during lunch time.

Other: New members are selected each spring. Applications will be available in April 2018.

English Honor Society

Sponsor: Jennifer Lloyd

Room: Room: A314

The Kathryn Kirk Chapter of the National English Honor Society was founded at B-CC during the 2016-17 school year.  The English Honor Society aims to celebrate students with a passion for English and encourage students to share their talents with their peers.  Students with at least a 3.0 who have completed their freshmen year are eligible for membership.  The English Honor Society provides tutoring for all B-CC students during lunch every Thursday.


Ellie Berger, President

Yasmin Ranz-Lind, VP

Diba Ghaed & Hanna Shine, Treasurers


Free English Tutoring for all B-CC students by EHS members- Thursdays during lunch in A314


French Honor Society

Sponsor: Dr. Teresa Nowogorska

Room: C304

The French Honor Society is a national organization that seeks to recognize students who excel in French. The FHS inducts new members each year in the early spring. Members must be in at least the 10th grade, have completed French IV and must have had  final semester grades of A and no less than B for the third semester as well as maintain an overall GPA of 3.0. The FHS strives to equate fun with community service in planning activities for the year and promote Francophone culture and mentoring.


Annabelle Kim, President

Jack Tchentching Ngoko, Vice President (Tutoring Schedule)

Gabriela Jeliazkov, Secretary

Angela Yepez, Peer Partners Liaison


Meetings on Tuesdays in C304 (Tutoring)


All members meetings once a month on a Tuesday

Math Honor Society

Sponsor: Janet Gallagher

Room: C114

Provide tutoring to students at TAP, at lunch in C114 on Tuesday and Friday, and on a 1:1 basis.


Ashley Cho, Neil Himwich, Anna Fraser, Alex Fine



National Honor Society

Sponsor: Joyce Khouri

Room: F 115

NHS is a national establishment composed of smaller high school

chapters. The NHS has outlined four pillars as the foundation for all chapters: scholarship, character,

leadership, and service. Thus, members of NHS excel academically, have the capability to lead or

develop into a leader, and serve in school and out in the community. Members of NHS are juniors and seniors are strong students (weighted cumulative GPA of 4.0+) who display a

positive individual character and are involved in their school communities in both service and leadership (having earned

100+ SSL hours).


Nicole Vanderzon, President



General Meeting Each Semester

Dates to be announced.

Other: New members are selected each spring. 

 Application HERE

Science Honor Society

Sponsor: Nurgul Balimtas




Co-presidents: Rebecca Hogewood and Anna Fraser


Publicity chair: Alex Fine


Event coordinators:

Laure Koye and David Cantillo


Science events emailed to members and posted in groups

Other: New members apply and selected each fall of the beginning of the school year.

Spanish Honor Society

Sponsor: Gustavo Alonso-Moreno

Room: Portable 3

The Rosa Montero Chapter of the National Spanish Honor Society recognizes high student achievement in Spanish and promotes a continuity of interest in Hispanic Studies. We discuss ways in which we can continue our study of Spanish language and culture and also use our expertise to help and encourage others to do the same.




Tri-M Music Honor Society

Sponsor: Marshall White

Room: Instrumental Music Room E008

Tri-M is the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School chapter of the Modern Music Masters National Honor Society. The honorary society is designed to recognize students for their achievements in academics and music. B-CC Tri-M is a student-driven organization that aims to inspire other students and the community by sharing the joy of music through leadership and service projects.


Co-presidents: Caroline Karson & Cora Richeart

Vice President: Jenna Lucash

Secretary: Maeve Day

Community Service Chair: Caroline Hersman


Meetings are held during lunch the first Monday of each month. Meeting dates will be posted.

Other: See music website.