St. Mary’s Ryken Recognizes Students’ National Academic Achievements

National Mythology Exam

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Three St. Mary's Ryken mythology class students received national recognition for their achievement on the National Mythology exam.

The National Mythology Exam is sponsored by "Excellence through Classics", a standing committee of the American Classical League. This committee promotes and supports classics programs in elementary and secondary schools.

This annual exam tests students' knowledge of Greek and Roman mythology, and includes literary subtests on the Iliad, the Odyssey and the Aeneid.

 

Pictured from left: Tiffany Tran, the Athena Gold Award of Excellence (perfect paper); Sarah Woodburn, Silver Medallion; Moira Sullivan, Bronze Medallion

 

SMR Students Attain National Recognition for Excellence on National Latin Examinations

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Congratulations to St. Mary's Ryken Latin Class Students who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2016 National Latin Examinations. The National Latin Exam is sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League.

 

Pictured from left: Cassandra Meizoso, Rhys Duarte, Tiffany Tran, Brennan Hudson, Matthew Schreyer, Colin Madden, David Nehf. Not pictured: Joseph Brown, Andre Bizier, Benjamin Rhine

 

SMR Students Attain National Recognition for Excellence on National Spanish Examinations

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Congratulations to St. Mary's Ryken Spanish Class Students who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2016 National Spanish Examinations.

 

"Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious," said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams. The exams were taken by over 160,000 students this year. The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

 

Congratulations to all the SMR students who participated and especially, to the high achievers!

 

Back row from left: Faith Davis, Kevin Grace, Nicholas Hensel, Tyara Nguyen, Evan Domankos, Jennifer Tennant, Matthew Williams, Alanna Daley, Jacob Halterman, Mary Helen Wise, Thomas Peters and Brittany Manion. From row from left: Frank Furtado, Catherine Nguyen, Autumn Katsouras and Meaghan Travis.

 

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