52 Awards Earned by Westfield High School Students on National Latin Exam

58968eb0d7c9c0a615b0_WHS_by_Jill.jpg
52 Westfield High School students earned a variety of awards and recognitions at all four levels of the National Latin Exam. Credits: Jill D'Ambrosio
58968eb0d7c9c0a615b0_WHS_by_Jill.jpg

A total of 52 Westfield High School students earned a variety of awards and recognitions at all four levels of the National Latin Exam, which is given annually in all 50 states and a number of countries worldwide. Freshman Tomas Taaffe earned a perfect score on the level 1 exam and will receive special recognition for his accomplishment.

WHS Latin teachers James Rowan and Barbara Bair were pleased with this year’s results.  They said, “Once again, the students in the Westfield High School Latin program have represented their school well.  The large numbers of students winning awards, and in particular gold or silver medals, shows how enthusiastic they are about the Latin language and classical civilization.  We are very proud of them and we are confident that the future of Latin at Westfield High School is very bright.”

The following are the students who received awards:
 

Sign Up for E-News

Level 1

Gold Summa Cum Laude with Perfect Score

Tomas Taaffe

 

Gold Summa Cum Laude

Emma Downer

Adam Holtzman

Luke Mizus

Wyatt Miller

Timothy Miller

Thomas Beck

Stephanie Xiao

Julianne Aronson

Vaughan Price

Brianna Hatch

Tahani Ahmed

Jackson Price

Andrew Caminiti

Sara Shen

James McCutcheon

 

Silver Maxima Cum Laude

Rachel Bowman

Owen Ripperger

Matthew McIntyre

Rebecca Dunaief

Natalie Nolan

Julia Salvato

Joshua Ebel

 

Magna Cum Laude

Samantha Stravach

Brendan Loder

 

Cum Laude

Jackson O’Brien

 

Level 2

Gold Summa Cum Laude

Lindsey Sharlow

Brendan Riccardi

 

Magna Cum Laude

Madeleine Sanford

Jonathan Silva

Darika Lara-Rodriguez

Sean Riccardi

Emma Escaldi

 

Cum Laude

Matthew Kujawski

Jack Miller

Sa’id Kharboutli

Ian Humphrey

Paige Venturino

 

Level 3- Prose

Gold Summa  Cum Laude

Natalia Zeller MacLean

Matthew Varano

Nicholas Nolan

Mark Fico

 

Silver Maxima Cum Laude

Carly Kandel

Nicholas Maher

Ryan Murphy

 

Cum Laude

Gabriel Giverlber

Christopher Hoerrner

Isabelle Cohen

Samantha Ricci

Owen Kessler

 

Level 4- Poetry

 

Silver Maxima Cum Laude

Danielle Gabuzda

Jack Fico

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Westfield

Another Car Smashes into CVS on Morris Avenue in Union

April 21, 2018

UNION, NJ – For the third time in the past year, a car hit the CVS building at 2287 Morris Avenue at the corner of Commerce Avenue.

Union firefighters responded to a call at the CVS at about 12:50 p.m. Thursday.  According to Fire Chief Mike Scanio, a car had struck the building. The Union Fire Department Special Operations Team along with a township construction official ...

2018 Municipal Budget is on Collision Course with Principles of Financial Soundness & Stability

April 18, 2018

Having chaired the town council’s finance committee in the recent past, I appreciate the hard work that goes into developing a municipal budget for a town as large and dynamic as Westfield. But as I have expressed publicly and also to the mayor and my council colleagues, I do not support the adoption of Westfield’s 2018 municipal budget. Although the budget contains much that I ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_891e5cb2bf40dbaff85b_untitled_design

Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

Roosevelt Intermediate School , Westfield

Greta's Run

Giving Back Sports

Carousel_image_651ca21754f0dc5bb945_sandwich

Sun, April 22, 12:00 PM

James Ward Mansion, Westfield

Westfield Sandwich Fest

Food & Drink

Carousel_image_92bd37d6a82288e9e7a3_mini_magick20180417-8964-lws1d9

Sun, April 22, 12:00 PM

Westfield

Westfield 2018 Earth Day Celebration

Green

Westfield Police Blotter: Residence Burglarized & More

April 18, 2018

April 11, 2018 10:23 a.m.

Raymond Rodgers, 56, of Westfield, NJ was arrested in the area of E. Broad Street. Rodgers was arrested pursuant to an unrelated traffic investigation. Rogers was transported to Westfield Police HQ without incident. At WPD HQ, Rodgers was processed and released after posting the full bail amount ($250). Rodgers was arrested on the strength of an outstanding Westfield ...

The Secret to Managing Insulin for Weight Loss

April 21, 2018

Not too long ago I was sitting with my good friend, Charlie, and I asked him, "Hey Charlie, what's the easiest way to get rid of belly fat?"

"C'mon, Tony, you know the answer to that question." I was pretty sure I did, but I wanted to see if he knew something I didn't. Charlie continued, "The secret to losing belly fat and keeping it off is simply a matter ...

'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and ...

Edison Students Participate in Beta Test of Google Augmented Reality App

Students and teachers at Edison Intermediate School participated in a recent beta test of a Google application that uses augmented reality technology to explore the inner workings of plant cells, the functions and framework of the human skeletal system, and other educational subjects.

Edison Media Specialist Andrew Cusumano arranged for a Google representative to visit the school on April 9 to ...

Get Your Home Ready for Summer Before its TOO HOT

Finally, the weather is getting warmer and you are shedding those down coats. Now is a great time to start thinking about summer and getting your home prepared. Paying attention to a few maintenance items can alleviate painful repairs later on if you wait too long. The line ahead of you will build as the summer rush starts. So, let’s not wait.

Check your roof   (hire the expert ...

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

Hellenic Therapy Center

April 13, 2018

Dropping Off Our Kids At College – Learning How To Adjust

Hellenic Therapy Center

 

Whether your kid is a freshman entering college for the first time or returning back to college, there are so many emotions we experience as parents.  There are differences in a parent’s reaction to the departure of a first child, an only child or even the last child.  Feelings ...

Obituaries

Oct 21, 1944 - Apr 14, 2018
Kathleen A. Hertell passed away peacefully with family at her bedside on April 14, 2018. Loving ...
Read more

Mets Sign Patriots Pitcher Before He Can Unpack His Gear

April 20, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots have announced that right-hand pitcher Scott Copeland’s contract has been purchased by the New York Mets.

So, instead of stretching out and getting in shape at TD Bank Ballpark, he's been sent to extended spring training at the Mets' complex in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

The 6’3” righty broke into the big leagues in ...