Students Top at Latin Certamen

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High school and middle school Latin studies students showcased their linguistic skills as they competed in the fast-paced Latin Certamen contest held on March 15 at Stony Brook University.

During the event, the participating students took home top medals in all four levels of the competition. To earn the awards, the students competed against 16 schools in Nassau and Suffolk counties by showcasing their knowledge of Latin grammar, vocabulary, translation, word derivations, Roman Life, history, mythology and literature.

The Port Jefferson School District extends its congratulations to the following students:

Advanced Level, first-place: Gin Albinson, Eric Kilgore, Courtney Lewis and Anita Rescia
Level One, first-place: Felicity Hyams, Carmella Moran, Kyle Onghae and Giuseppina Than
Level Two, first-place: Katie Ambrozy, Gavin Barrett, Sarah Hull and Annalisa Welinder
Level Three, second-place: Emma Gutmann, Ibuki Iwasaki, Cezanne Lojeski and Joseph Samara