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Latin Scholars Impress

SLUH Latin scholars recently traveled to Columbia, Missouri for the state's Latin convention and returned home with dozens of awards recognizing their mastery and achievement. In addition, they earned high marks on the National Latin Exam and Classical Etymology Exam (results below).

Congratulations to the following Jr. Bills for their outstanding effort and remarkable results!

State Latin Convention

  • 1st place: Latin 2 certamen team (Branden May, Josiah Zeigler, Lucas Frillman, Miguel Cadiz)
  • 1st place: Latin 3/4 certamen team (Liam Heffernan, Chris Schaefer, Kevin Murati, Matt Dorsey, Dominic Pancella). This team won first place 4 years in a row.
  • 2nd place: Latin 1 certamen team (Andrei Chura, Tristan Muskopf, Kevin Hickey, Erald Murati).
  • 3rd place Latin 1 Dramatic Interpretation: Erald Murati
  • 4th place Latin 1 Dramatic Interpretation: Kevin Hickey
  • 1st place Latin 2 Dramatic Interpretation: Miguel Cadiz
  • 1st place Advanced Prose Dramatic Interpretation: Dominic Pancella
  • 1st place Latin 1 Sight Latin Reading: Andrei Chura
  • 1st place Latin 2 Sight Latin Reading: Miguel Cadiz and Branden May
  • 2nd Place Advanced Prose Sight Latin Reading: Gabe Lepak
  • 4th place Advanced Prose Sight Latin Reading: Kevin Murati
  • 1st place Advanced Poetry Sight Latin Reading: Dominic Pancella
  • 3rd place Advanced Poetry Sight Latin Reading: Chris Schaefer
  • 4th place Advanced Poetry Sight Latin Reading: Matt Dorsey
  • 1st place Modern Myth: Miguel Cadiz
  • 5th place Modern Myth: Erald Murati
  • 2nd Place Modern Myth: Gabe Lepak
  • 4th place Modern Myth: Kevin Murati
  • 1st place Costume: Gabe Lepak
  • 2nd place Costume: Chris Schaefer
  • 1st place Culture Trivia: Matt Dorsey, Chris Schaefer
  • 2nd place Culture Trivia: Dominic Pancella
  • 3rd place Culture Trivia: Gabe Lepak, Josiah Zeigler
  • 2nd place Derivatives Latin 1: Andrei Chura
  • 2nd place Derivatives Latin 2: Miguel Cadiz
  • 1st place Derivatives Latin 3/4: Dominic Pancella
  • 1st place Grammar Latin 1: Andrei Chura
  • 3rd place Grammar Latin 1: Erald Murati
  • 4th place Grammar Latin 1: Kevin Hickey
  • 1st place Grammar Latin 2: Branden May
  • 2nd place Grammar Latin 3/4: Dominic Pancella
  • 1st place Reading Comprehension Latin 2: Branden May
  • 5th place Reading Comprehension Latin 2: Miguel Cadiz
  • 2nd place History Latin 1: Kevin Hickey
  • 3rd place History Latin 2: Josiah Zeigler
  • 3rd place History Latin 3/4: Gabe Lepak
  • 5th place History Latin 3/4: Alex Pfeuffer
  • 2nd place History Latin 3/4: Liam Heffernan
  • 3rd place History Latin 3/4: Matt Dorsey
  • 1st place Mythology Latin 1: Erald Murati
  • 1st place Mythology Latin 2: Miguel Cadiz
  • 1st place Mythology Latin 3/4: Liam Heffernan
  • 2nd place Mythology Latin 3/4: Matt Dorsey
  • 4th place Mythology Latin 3/4: Kevin Murati
National Latin Exam

Gold medals

  • Maurice Safar, Andrei Chura, Erald Murati, Kevin Hickey, Henry Bourneuf, Branden May, Daniel Gatewood, Miguel Cadiz, Dominic Pancella, Joe Feder
Silver medals
  • Max Melching, Andrew Shelton, Jacob Noonan, Jack McClelland, Daniel O'Keefe, Ryan Kramer, Sam Ruyle, Liam Heffernan, Kevin Murati, Chris Schaefer, John Burke, Matt Dorsey
Magna Cum Laude
  • Tim Brennan, Jack Westfall, Charles Barnidge, Robert Rizzo, Daniel Hogan, Peter Herrmann, Josiah Zeigler, Ben Poag, Anthony Gartner, John Marx, Andrew Gibson
Cum Laude
  • Jacob Sprock, John Browdy, Adam Garton, Tristan Muskopf, David Slama, Eric Hammel, Riley Gray, Andrew Wilson, Emmanuel Akpan, Zachary Szatkowski, Justin King, Reed Milnor, Will McCann
Classical Etymology Exam

LATIN 1
  • Andrei Chura: GOLD
  • Erald Murati: SILVER
  • Luke Baumer, Tristan Muskof: BRONZE
LATIN 2
  • Daniel Gatewood: GOLD
  • Branden May, Matt Potter: BRONZE
LATIN 3
  • Anthony Gartner and Zach Szatkowski: GOLD
  • Andrew Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Joe Mantych, Ben Poag, John Marx: SILVER
  • Emmanuel Akpan, Paul Gillam, John Murphy: BRONZE
LATIN 4
  • Dominic Pancella and Matt Dorsey: GOLD
  • Chris Schaefer: BRONZE

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