Thirty-eight USN students were recognized for their performance on the NLE. Congratulations to our Latin scholars and especially to Caroline Keiper '25 and Sam Luffman '25, who earned perfect scores.
By Richard Rosenthal, Latin Teacher & Quiz Bowl Coach
The American and National Junior Classical Leagues recognized 38 Latin scholars for their performance on the ACL’s National Latin Exam. Caroline Keiper '25 and Sam Luffman '25 had perfect exams.
In 2020, there were 1,800 perfect scores out of the 113,000 students who took the exam. The following USN students were recognized for their performance on their level of the exam:
Gold Summa Cum Laude: Collin Chan '25, Jonathan Chung-Bruehl '23, Laney Drew Hirt '24, Laura Grace Hirt '24, Caroline Keiper '25, Greta Li '22, Sam Luffman '25, Sarah Page-McCaw '24, Cole Patterson '24, Sheerea Yu '23
Silver Maxima Cum Laude: Adeolu Ajayi '22, Drew Brackett '24, Ella Cheek '24, Beckett Dahir '25, Spruell Driver '24, Jude Eskind '25, Cody Farr '26, Philip Feaster '23, Eli Galentino '24, Evan Giles '26, Jackson Green '26, Lila Hemphill '26, Esha Karam '21, Gabi Lieberman '24, Alice Littlehale '26, Peyton Peglow '26, Neha Saggi '21, Wesley Smail '22, Zavian Somayaji '24
Magna Cum Laude: Tom Buntin '26, Maya Giles '23, Gracie Li '21, Olivia Morrison '22, Carolyn Raney '25, Luca Smith '22, Jaya Somayaji '26
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