Belmont Students Win National Latin Exam Awards
by Mr. Falconburg
Western Heritage and Logic Teacher
Photo: 2022-2023 award winners and Latin teacher Mrs. Shelli Boynton
Students performed very well on their National Latin Exam (NLE), a test given annually to Latin students across the United States and the world. This test is an opportunity for students to receive recognition for their accomplishments in the classroom. Some students — those with exceptional scores — receive certificates and medals, and sometimes even qualify for scholarships.
Here are our award recipients for the 2022-2023 school year:
- Isaac Aldape (Silver Maxima Cum Laude)
- Evaline Burns (Silver Maxima Cum Laude)
- Kathryn Rowley (Silver Maxima Cum Laude)
- Emmett Burns (Silver Maxima Cum Laude)
- Stella Wright (Magna Cum Laude)
- Kieran Brentise (Magna Cum Laude)
- Dallen Parker (Magna Cum Laude)
- Camilla Heder (Magna Cum Laude)
- Kate Boynton (Magna Cum Laude)
At Belmont, students begin Latin in the third grade. Latin trains the mind, helping students develop mental discipline and precision. Through the study of Latin, students learn the structure of language, grow in their ability to organize thoughts, and mature in their writing abilities. At the same time, students become acquainted with a language of great importance in the history of Western civilization, both classical and Christian, and grow their ability to read in the original Latin some of the best books and most important documents ever written.
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