Summit Latin students win awards on national test

February 9, 2017

Four Summit students received gold medals for their performance on the Online Etymology Quiz for Latin. Clockwise from top left: Isa Bishop, Matthew Casanas, Irene Calderon and Joseph Delamerced.

Four Summit students received gold medals for their performance on the Online Etymology Quiz for Latin. Clockwise from top left: Isa Bishop, Matthew Casanas, Irene Calderon and Joseph Delamerced.

Some 28 students from The Summit Country Day School earned medals in the national Online Etymology Exam and Medusa Mythology Exam taken in the fall. Results of the exams were recently released.

The Online Etymology Exam is a 50-question, multiple-choice test on the Greek and Latin roots of that are used in more than half of the words in the English language.

Gold medals were awarded to freshman Isa Bishop, seventh grader Irene Calderon, eighth grader Matthew Casanas and junior Joseph Delamerced.

Silver medals were awarded to sophomore Cat Alway, freshman Maliah Bricking, junior Patrick Casanas, eighth grader Elizabeth Dziech, sophomore Colby Gordon, seventh grader Hudson Ritch, freshman Matthew Warden and junior Michael Warden.

Bronze medals were awarded to seventh grader Abby Almaguer, freshman Ryan Burns, seventh grader Brooklyne Darby, junior Davis DeFoor, sophomore Brigid Devine, eighth grader Tommy DiPaola, junior Caroline Klette, freshman Elsa Khan, senior Laura Klug, sophomore Caroline Kubicki, eighth grader Aidan Lawler, eighth grader Ava Norton, junior Brendan Ochs and junior Maya Warren.

The Medusa Mythology Exam is a challenging 40-question, multiple-choice exam. This year’s theme was “The Rise and Fall of the Titans.” Caroline Klette won a silver medal and Irene Calderon won a bronze medal.