Latin Gold Medals


Naomi Yoder, Matthew Tavarez & Gavyn Mathes


Freshman Gavyn Mathes, senior Matthew Tavarez and sophomore Naomi Yoder received gold medals and Summa Cum Laude certificates for their performance on the National Latin Exam. Their names will be published in the National Junior Classical League’s magazine, Torch U.S. Earning silver medals and Maxima Cum Laude certificates were junior Dylan Dean, sophomores Mallory Hobday, Mary Catherine Matthews, Nicholas Miller and Noah Tavarez, and freshman Bella Land. Over 150,000 students worldwide enrolled in Latin classes took the National Latin Exam in April. Mr. Ben McIver is the Latin teacher.


Jones Player of the Week

Senior Walker Jones, a member of the varsity golf team, was named the WLTX News 19 Player of the Week. For this program News 19 honors exceptional high school seniors who participate in varsity sports, maintain a high GPA, and are outstanding citizens in their community. Area coaches send letters to News 19 recommending student athletes, and Walker was nominated by his coach, Mr. Cayce Cole. News 19 Sports presents each winner with a letter jacket and a plaque, and the student is then featured in a 30-second promotional announcement that airs for one week.

Art Showcase May 21

The ninth annual Wilson Hall Art Showcase will be held May 21 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in the Fine Arts Building. The exhibition will feature the artwork of students in preschool through twelfth grade. Each art student will have at least one piece of artwork in the show which will feature over 1,000 works of art (ceramics, drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures). At the reception, which will have live entertainment, refreshments will be served by members of the National Art Honor Society.