The Carroll ISD Latin Club recieved medals in the National Classical Etymology Exam. The results were recently announced, the exam was taken in November 2010. Students’ knowledge was tested in the Latin and Greek origins of English words. Colin Kantor took home a gold medal, Patrick Liu and Dakota Pekerti recieved silver medals and Anjali Pullarkat and Nicholas Booth were both awarded bronze medals.
The spring semester is filled with competitions. The National Roman Civilization Exam, the National Mythology Exam, the Area C Texas Junior Classical League Convention, and Baylor Latin Day are all happening in Feburary, 2011. In March, the Latin Club will participate in the State Texas Junior Classical League convention near Houston, the National Latin Exam, and the Medusa Mythology Exam.
This year, the Latin Club has over 50 members. 21 students have signed up for the Area C convention, making it Carroll’s largest delegation ever.