:BRADENTON -- Eighteen Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School students joined more than 1,600 Latin students nationwide for the 2015 National Junior Classical League Forum in San Antonio.
Saint Stephen’s students won the national championship in advanced certamen, finished second at novice certamen, and posted top-10 finishes in academics, art and athletics, according to school officials.
Every Saint Stephen’s student competitor had at least one top-10 finish in academics or creatives.
Joe Class, Ethan Leuchter, MaryAnn Placheril, and Matthew Thomas were members of Florida’s Certamen teams. Certamen is an academic team-style game divided into three divisions: novice (first-year students), intermediate (second-year) and advanced (levels three and above).