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Students win medals from national Latin exams

Students were tested on Latin comprehension, grammar, literature, mythology and geography.
In March, twenty-eight Latin students from LSMSA participated in the National Latin Exam (NLE), which was sponsored by the American Classical League (ACL) and the National Junior Classical League (NJCL).
           
The NLE is administered to more than 139,000 students across the nation, as well as 20 additional countries. The exam included multiple-choice questions based around Latin comprehension, grammar, literature, mythology and geography, and is administered to gauge students’ knowledge in the language and help them appreciate their own level of accomplishment.
           
Of the LSMSA students who participated, the following placed on the exams:
           
Sneha Anthony (’21) - Cum Laude, Latin I
Emma Doucet (’21) - Cum Laude, Latin I
Brooke Ellzey (’19) - Magna Cum Laude, Latin I
Tyler French (’21) - Cum Laude, Latin I
Cayla Garrett (’20) - Cum Laude, Latin I
Corinne LeBlanc (’21) - Cum Laude, Latin I
Eva McDonald (’21) - Cum Laude, Latin I
Jason Min (’20) - Cum Laude, Latin II
Garrett Pattison (’19) - Magna Cum Laude, Latin II
Gage Pinckley (’21) - Magna Cum Laude, Latin I
Sydney Schroedter (’19) - Magna Cum Laude, Latin I
Charles Zhang (’20) - Magna Cum Laude, Latin I

In addition, students also participated in the National Latin Vocabulary Exam (NLVE) and National Roman Civilization Exam (NRCE) in February. Both exams were sponsored by the NJCL. Of the students, the following eight received medals:

Garrett Pattison (’19) - NLVE Silver Medal, Latin II
Gage Pinckley (’21) - NLVE Bronze Medal, Latin I
Sydney Schroedter (’19) - NLVE Bronze Medal, Latin I
Remi Thornhill (’21) - NLVE Silver Medal, Latin I
Charles Zhang (’20) - NLVE Bronze Medal, Latin I
Bailey Saucier (’20) - NRCE Bronze Medal, Advanced Level

Currently, LSMSA offers studies in Latin, French, Spanish, German, Chinese and Arabic and will reinstate Greek in the fall. Interested in exploring one of these courses? The school is currently receiving applications for the 2019-2020 school year at www.LSMSA.edu/apply.
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