SI students win honors at State JCL Convention
Posted 04/16/2018 08:11AM

Salvete omnes!

This past Friday and Saturday, thirty of our JCL students attended the annual JCL State Convention (the big event we hosted last year). This year we went to Menlo School where they participated in a variety of competitions.


  • 3rd place, Derivatives test, Level 1: Zachary Gunter '21
  • 3rd place, Mottoes, Abbreviations, Quotes test, Level 2:Starlette Khim '20
  • 3rd place, Daily Life test, Advanced:Carina Leung '18
  • 2nd place, Mythology test, Level 1:Amanda Ting '21
  • 1st place, Vocabulary test, Level 1:Joshua Gill '21

Ludi (games and challenges):

  • 2nd place, Scavenger Hunt, Beginning/Intermediate level:Alexis Mojica, Kaleigh Ruegg, Samantha Tam, Ava Tynan '21

Chapter Awards (team/all-school effort)

  • 3rd place, T-shirt - designed by Kyle McAuliffe '19
  • 2nd place, Spirit - led by Marykate Buscher '20 and Keo Chui '18

Certamen (academic quiz bowl)

State Champions, level 1:Joshua Gill, Zachary Gunter, Kaleigh Ruegg, Amanda Ting, Alexis Mojica, Jason Dionida, Matthew Hernandez, Ava Tynan, Samantha Tam (all class of '21).Their coaches Lucas Laughlin '19 and Carina Leung '18, who tutored, taught, and trained this team all year long, are very proud of their freshmen.


  • Kasey Fung '18
  • Carina Leung '18

Grace Frazer '19 was elected Northern Representative to the state JCL Board. One of her major duties will be to throw Ludi Octobres (NorCal Convention) at SI on Oct. 20, 2018.

We are very happy about our students' accomplishments, but even more delighted by their wonderful conduct.

Latina vivit!

—Grace and Lana (with an assist from ever-loyal chaperone Jamie Pruden)

St. Ignatius College Preparatory

Courage to Lead; Passion to Serve

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