LAHS Students Shine At National Latin Exam

Los Alamos High School award winning students on National Latin Exam. Courtesy photo
 
Los Alamos High School award winning students on National Latin Exam. Courtesy photo
 
LAHS News:
 
In March, Latin students at Los Alamos High School participated in the 2018 National Latin Exam. Four students won gold medals, Four students won silver medals and sixstudents earned Magna Cum Laude certificates. Overall, 22 students won a medal or certificate.
 

Gold Summa Cum Laude Medal Winners

  • Latin I: William McTeigue
  • Latin II: Jessica Thompson, Anna Lemke, Elijah White
 
Silver Maxima Cum Laude Medal Winners
  • Latin I: Alex Proicou, Daniela Gasparini Diaz
  • Latin II: Aidan Nakhleh, Dennis Drew Vasquez
 
Magna Cum Laude Certificate Winners
  • Latin I: Phoenix Rogers, Justin Martin, Abigail Wescott
  • Latin II: Gage Ellis, Alexander Baker, Kaya Krantz
 
Cum Laude Certificate Winners
  • Latin I: Cecelia Shaw, Parker Knight, Michael Aslam, Jared Carnes, Andrew McCumber, Cameron Taylor
  • Latin II: Kaitlyn McGrane, Wesley McCool
 
The National Latin Exam contains questions on grammar, comprehension, mythology, derivatives, literature, Roman life, history, geography, oral Latin, and Latin in use in the modern world. More than 143,000 students from all 50 states and 24 foreign countries participated in the exam.
 
Further information can be found at www.nle.org.
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