At the conclusion of the opening assembly, students competed in academic testing, Certamen (quiz bowl, but Latin and Greek topics), and some demonstrated their athletic acumen in Ludi, Roman Games. Students also had the opportunity to participate in workshops ranging from studies in medieval manuscripts to Roman graffiti.
The novice certamen team placed 3rd overall, while our advanced team placed 4th. Maggie May scored Summa cum Laude on the Myth Exam.
Most excitingly of all was the addition our second ever state officer from Thomasville City Schools. Last spring, Braxton Sizemore was elected to the position of and is currently serving as 2nd Vice President of the GJCL. Braxton’s role as 2nd VP is community service and coordination of service oriented projects across the state. Anna Myhre was chosen as GJCL Hostess at the Fall Forum. In this position, she will coordinate delegates’ arrival at state convention in the spring and work with individual chapter officers to start chapters and increase chapter enrollment.