Nine MHS students achieved recognition in the 2018 National Latin Exam taken in March. Offered annually, the 45-minute exam tests students’ ability to translate and to comprehend translations. It also tests their knowledge of Roman history, culture, mythology, writers, geography, vocabulary, and derivatives. This year’s award winners are:
Gold Medal, Summa Cum Laude (With the Greatest Distinction)—
• Ria Kedia ’20, Latin III
• Faia Kronick ’19, Latin II
Kristina Wang ’18, Latin I
Silver Medal, Maxima Cum Laude (With Very Great Distinction) —
• • Trudy Fadding ’19, Latin III
• Jasmine Briggs ’19, Latin II
Olivia Cheng ’20, Latin I
Magna Cum Laude (With Great Distinction)—
Evelyn Stewart ’20, Latin II
Angela Guachione ’20, Latin II
Cum Laude (With Distinction)—
Lanna Knoll ’20, Latin III
Nearly 132,000 students from the United States and twenty-four other countries took this year’s exam, which is co-sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League.
Students from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as from Australia, Belgium, Belize, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe took the 2018 exam, and, for the first time, students from Bermuda, the Republic of Georgia, and Russia participated.
Congratulations, to all!
• Recognized on the 2017 National Latin Exam•• Recognized on the 2016 & 2017 exams