The Carroll Dragons Latin Club brought home top honors from at the Texas State Junior Classical League Convention recently. Club sponsor Terra Windham says participation and success within the club grows every year. Students also volunteered to take the National Latin Exam which tests knowledge of Latin grammar and reading comprehension along with derivatives, mythology, history, and common Latin mottoes, quotes, and abbreviations. The exam is taken by over 148,000 students from all 50 states and 13 foreign countries.
National Latin Exam
22 students attended the Texas Junior Classical League convention in San Antonio. Last year, Carroll ISD’s Patrick Liu, was elected First Vice President of the TSJCL. Over the past year, Patrick has traveled around the state to attend three weekend board meetings for planning the convention. It was his job to ensure the smooth running of the academic contests and procure all the trophies and ribbons for the awards ceremony.
The Latin Club also took home the following awards from the 2012 TSJCL State Convention:
Pentathlon Awards(Test of Latin language skills in addition to Roman mythology, culture, and history):