JCL State Convention


From March 6-8, several Dominican students competed in a variety of athletic and academic events at the Junior Classical League State Convention in Baton Rouge.

In Academic Testing

Callie Oliver – 1st place Roman Art and Archaeology

Callie Moran – 3rd place Greek Decathlon

Kaitlyn Tholen – 1st place Greek Decathlon and 2nd place Latin Mottos and Abbreviations

Elizabeth Champagne – 3rd place in Greek Mythology, Roman Art and Archaeology, Roman History, and Latin Meter, 2nd place in Academic Decathlon, 1st place in Roman Literature and Roman Life and Customs, and 4th place in Academic Testing Overall

In the Olympika

Maggie Conrad – 2nd in the obstacle course

Genevieve Mattei – 3rd in the Catapult design competition

In Creative Arts

Kristina Plunkett – 1st in English Oratory, 1st in Girls’ Costume and 3rd place sweepstakes in Creative Arts

Reagan Arnett – 3rd in Girls’ Costume

In Graphic Arts

Clare Plunkett – 2nd in Decorative Stitching and 3rd in Impromptu Art

Genevieve Mattei – 2nd in the Doll category and 1st place in Sculpture

Reagan Arnett – 1st place in Jewelry Crafting

Maria Ory – 1st place in oils and acrylics, 2nd place in pencil and charcoal, 3rd place in water color, 2nd in Impromptu Art, 4th place in Jewelry Crafting, and 8th place in Graphic Arts Sweepstakes

Special Awards

Elizabeth Champagne – 10th place Overall Individual Sweepstakes and an invitation to be a representative for Louisiana on our state’s National Certamen team

Dr. Rupp and Ms. Lefante accompanied our students and give them a toast of praise for their hard work, dedication, and grace!

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