Berkshire Country Day School 2020 National Latin Awards

STOCKBRIDGE/LENOX, MA (04/22/2020) (readMedia)-- Berkshire Country Day School, an independent school for students in preschool through ninth grade, is pleased to announce that 19 Upper School (grades 7-9) students were awarded certificates and medals for their high scores on the 2020 National Latin Exam taken March 5, 2020. The NLE exam is sponsored both by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League.

For the Latin I National Exam, the following awards were earned by seventh graders: Gold Cum Laude award was earned by seventh graders Jacob Creelan, East Chatham NY, and Gabrielle Mott, Lenox; Silver Maxima Cum Laude: Bryce Akroyd, Lenox; Magna Cum Laude by Alice Kwiatkowski, West Stockbridge, and Sophie Shaw, Great Barrington; and Cum Laude by Sam Hautzig, East Chatham, NY, Kachina Lucido, Great Barrington, and Everett Mamousette, Craryville, NY. Eighth grade award winners were Allison Slater, East Chatham, NY, who earned Magna Cum Laude, and Nina Lamb, Canaan, NY, who earned Cum Laude.

For the Latin II National Exam, the following awards were earned by eighth graders: Gold Summa Cum Laude: Kate Metcalf, Ghent, NY, Zane Sylvester, Spencertown, NY, and Hanna Heaton Wellenstein, Pittsfield, MA. Silver Maxima Cum Laude: Leora Cook-Dubin, Pittsfield, and Brenna Loret de Mola, Hudson, NY. Magna Cum Laude: Penelope Mitchell, Pittsfield and Richmond. A Cum Laude award was earned by ninth grader Eli Mamousette, Craryville, NY.

For the Latin III National Exam, the following awards were earned by ninth graders: Gold Summa Cum Laude by Rafi Karpowitz, Hudson, NY; and Silver Cum Laude by Esme Mamousette, Craryville, NY.

BCD students study Latin from Grade 6 through Grade 9 with teacher Eugénie Fawcett of Tyringham, MA.

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Berkshire Country Day School, established in 1946 and located at 55 Interlaken Road in Stockbridge, MA, is an independent school for students in Preschool through Grade 9. Berkshire Country Day School exists to inspire the individual promise of every student, that each may become an exemplary citizen of the world. For more information about the school, visit