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Hebrew AcademySouthern CT Hebrew Academy, Orange, announced that eighth grader Benjamin Forti was inducted into the prestigious American Hebrew Academy Honor Society.

The American Hebrew Academy Honor Society is an international honor society that acknowledges exceptional 8th and 9th grade students, like Benjamin, who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, academics, athletics, the arts and service to their communities.

In the announcement, it states that Benjamin is a talented athlete and hard-working scholar. He is involved with his school’s basketball team, the Westville baseball league, and the Connecticut Riverhawks hockey team. He serves as Student Council president and is a member of the yearbook committee.

Benjamin will receive an award certificate designed by world renown artist Mordecai Rosenstein. Along with the other Honor Society inductees, Benjamin has the opportunity to compete for merit-based scholarships to attend the American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro, N.C.