• The American Classical League, the National Organization of Classical Languages which sponsors all of our national exams, just published its summer newsletter, Prima (see the attached document).

    Scoll to Page 25 includes the names of top award winners of the Pegasus Mythology Exam

    Jacob's name is the first mentioned under the South Carolina's entry

    2023 National Latin Newsletter

  • The Latin awards - 2022-2023
    National Latin Exam

    Hand MS Latin Students Received National Awards 


    Every year, the Latin students from Hand MS participate in several academic competitions sponsored by the American Classical League and Nation Junior Classical League. One of them is the  National Latin Exam; a competition for Latin I and Latin II students and an opportunity to receive national recognition for their hard wrok in the classroom. More than 150,000 students from the U.S. as well as Germany, Japan, Canada, England participated in the National Latin Exam. Hand MS students received the following awards. 


    Silver medals/Maxima Cum Laude: L. Chruszcz, C. Deng, D. Empleo

    Magna Cum Laude: J. Rowe

    Certificates of Merit:  A. Cowlings, L. Collins, H. Lamey

    Mythology Exam

    Congratulation to the 7th and *th graders for their for their excellent participation in the Pegasus National Mythology Exam, a competition sponsored by the American Classical League and is given annually to over 6,000 students in approximately 450 schools nationally and internationally


    Jacob Gerjetz (7th) received a Gold medal/Summa Cum Laude

    Alexis Roeder (7thCum Laude award.


    Certificate of Recognition: Dominic Empleo, Piper Crook, Walker Rowe (8th)