Oak Mountain students win big at 5th annual Latin Day


The Oak Mountain High School Latin students won the fifth annual Latin Day sponsored by the University of Alabama on Friday, March 2, 2007.

Eighty-six students from the OMHS Latin program competed in both individual and group events and had the opportunity to network with Latin students from across Alabama.

OMHS students placing include:

Grammar Competition

Level I-1st place: Michael Thrasher,

2nd place: Eunji Jo (tie) 2nd place: Chris Swicord (tie)

Level II-1st place: Joyce Peng (tie), 1st place: Claire Thomasson (tie), 2nd place: Lauren Brokaw (tie), 2nd place: Kushal Patel (tie)

Level III/IV-1st place: John Roberson, 2nd place: Alison Thompson, 3rd place: Joel Bloom

Reading Comprehension Competition

Level I-2nd place: Keegan McFarland, Owen Selles, Eric Tate, Michael Thrasher (four way tie)

Level II-1st place: Claire Thomasson, 2nd place: Ryan Rudman, 3rd place: Lauren Brokaw, Joseph Fowler, Christina Marinelli, Kushal Patel,

Callie Roberts, Kendall Williamson (six way tie)

Level III/IV-1st place: Alison Thompson, 2nd place:

Andrew Dykes

Roman History Scholars&8217; Bowl

1st place-OMHS Team: Forrest Shirley, Zehra Syed, Chris Tidwell, Kendall Williamson

Mythology &8220;Face-Off&8221; Competition

2nd place-Jessica Cosmas, 3rd place-A.J. Williams

Mythology in Art Competition

1st place: A.J. Williams, 3rd place: Joshua Sipin

Pop Song in Latin Competition

2nd place-OMHS Latin IV class

Advanced Translation Competition

3rd place-Emily Haines

Club Poster Competition

1st place-Madison Hall, Meagan Carbonie, Lauren Wetzel

&8220;Treasure Trove&8221;-Latin Phrases Competition

2nd place-Emily Haines

Roman Graffitti

2nd place-Andrew Dykes

3D Craft Competition

1st place-Clay McCallam, Lindsey Lee, Callie Roberts

2D Craft Competition

1st place-Andrew Dykes

Roman Fashion Competition

3rd place-Andrew Dykes and Boyd Christenberry