Latin and Spanish Students Participate in State Language Competition

Nineteen Mount St. Mary Academy Latin and Spanish students traveled to Conway on Saturday, March 30, to participate in the 2019 Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association State Language Competition held at Hendrix College. The Latin students’ proficiency in the classical language earned them multiple awards at the competition.


Poetry Recitation:

Level 1:  Macy Ramiro ’22, 1st place; Abbie Thompson ’22, 2nd place; Conner Hale ’22, 3rd place

Level 2:  Ginger Cyr ’21, 1st place; Sarah Alvarez ’21, 3rd place

Level 3:  Robin Stover ’20, 2nd place; Anne-Marie Elser ’20, 3rd place


Culture Bowl:  Robin Stover, 1st place; Anne-Marie Elser, 2nd place; Blythe Bozeman ’21, 3rd place


Extemporaneous Reading:

Level 1:  Macy Ramiro, 1st place; Abbie Thompson, 2nd place; Conner Hale, 3rd place

Level 2:  Ginger Cyr ’21, 1st place; Sarah Alvarez, 3rd place

Level 3:  Allison Toomer ’20, 2nd place; Anne-Marie Elser, 3rd place


Vocabulary Bee:

Level 1:  Olivia Coppens ’22, 1st place; Conner Hale, 2nd place; Macy Ramiro, 3rd place

Level 2:  Grace Barnett ’21, 3rd place

Level 3:  Kaitlin Tarini ’20, 3rd place


Other students attending the competition include:  Emmalee Bills ’21, Eleanor Blakely ’22, Fran Edwards ’21, Carmen Gomez de Avila ’22, Chloe Gourde ’21, Zelenka Herts ’22 and Vanessa Torres ’22.


Mount St. Mary Academy, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, develops young women with a moral and intellectual foundation rooted in Catholic tradition. Mercy-minded and college-prepared, our students meet the future with wisdom, compassion and integrity.