Language students performed well on the 2020 National Latin Exam, earning 150 medals overall with 17 Owls achieving perfect scores.
Generally speaking, the top 10 to 15 percent of students nationwide earn Summa Cum Laude medals, the next 10-15 percent receive Maxima, etc. Everyone who scores above the national average qualifies for one of the four awards.
Students earned the following medals: 81 Summa Cum Laude Gold 44 Maxima Cum Laude Silver 13 Magna Cum Laude 12 Cum Laude
Students earning perfect scores were: Latin I: Wesley Caldwell, Gabe Chen, Tyler Dang, Dannie Dong, Eshaan Patnaik, David Simpson, Charlie Treadwell, Evan Wu, Alan Zhou Latin II: Frederick Huang, Varun Krishnamurthi, Kevin Ma Latin III: Simeon Betapudi, Mark Hieatt, Forest Rudd Latin IV Poetry: Fawwaz Omer, Max Shackelford