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Latin students take five gold and six silver medals

The NLE is “an opportunity for students to receive reinforcement and recognition for their accomplishments in the classroom” (www.nle.org)

Latin teacher, Mrs. Rachel Humphrey shares, “Our students performed outstandingly in this exam, once again as a group performing above the national average. They worked really hard and I am SO proud of each one! There are a number of students who only missed an award by one or two points, and I so appreciate their efforts.  I am especially thrilled with the students who showed huge improvement from last year to this year, whether or not that was reflected in an award. We have also had good conversations in class about what we can learn about test preparation and test taking from this experience. It is a privilege to teach these classes - I can't imagine being happier or more satisfied in any job!”

Fifteen of the 28 who took the exam received awards, including five gold medals, six silver medals and four certificates of achievement. Congratulations to the following students:

Gold medals
Sarah Asaya - Latin I
Logan Maxwell - Latin II
Daniel Humphrey, Gabriella Platt, and Emma Zallee - Latin III

Silver medals
Eli Chapman and Aidan Taylor - Latin II
Jacob Babalai, Andrew Dailey, Mary Helgerson and Julia Vesa - Latin III

Certificates magna cum laude
Caleb Brist - Latin II
Anthony Chinchilla - Latin III

Certificates cum laude
Aaron Friday - Latin I

 

Latin I award recipients

Latin I class award recipients:  Sarah Asaya, Aaron Friday

 

Latin II class award recipients

Latin II class award recipients:
(from left) Aidan Taylor, Caleb Brist, Eli Chapman, Logan Maxwell

 

Latin III award recipients

Latin III class award recipients:
(standing from left) Anthony Chinchilla, Andrew Dailey, Daniel Humphrey, Jacob Babalai
(seated from left) Mary Helgerson, Emma Zallee, Julia Vesa, Gabriella Platt