Seventeen HHSS Latin Club members advancing to State Competition


Seventeen Harlingen High School South Latin Club students will compete in the 2017 Texas State Junior Classical League on March 31 and April 1 in San Antonio after completing rigorous prerequisites to become state-qualified.

More than 300 schools will participate at the state-level event. Students who advance at the Texas State Junior Classical League will qualify to attend the National Competition over the summer in Troy, Alabama.

State Qualifiers and their respective individual events are listed below.

Hemma Uzoh  (Advanced Classical Art and Latin Literature – Level 2)

Jailene Gonzalez (Latin Vocabulary Level 2 and Reading Comprehension – Level 2)

Heather Lucente (Roman Mythology Level 2 and Roman Life Level 2)

Mariel Calara (Latin Vocal Solo and Local Club t-Shirt Design)

Cynthia Garza (Elementary Poetry, Traditional Photography Level 1)

Monica Perez (Classical Geography and Monuments Level 1)

AnaKaren Ledezma (Roman History Level 1)

Carol Escorza (Advanced Poetry, Sight Recitation Level 2)

Tiffany Yupell (Greek Mythology Level 2, Miscellaneous Classical Art Level 2)

Elizabeth Rivera (Sight Recitation Level 1 and Latin Oratory Level 1)

Joshua Amisadai Martinez (Roman History Life Level 2)

Arlene Vargas (Classical Civilization Art Poster and Greek History Level 1)

Shall Be Johnston (Latin Vocabulary Level 1 and Reading Comprehension –  Level 1)

Tristan Powell (Elementary Grammar and Classical Art History – Level 1)

Ariana Nelson (Roman Mythology Level 1)

Valeria Montero (Mottoes and Abbreviations Level 1)

Alexander Castillo (Greek History Level 2 and Greek Live Level 2)


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