Muirlands students shine in national test
Sixty Muirlands Middle School sixth-graders participated in the 20th annual National Mythology Exam, which tests knowledge of Greek and Roman classic myths as well as Book Nine of Homer’s “The Odyssey.” These are students in the Seminar program, taught by Susan Minnicks. More than 10,000 students across the U.S., Canada and Australia take the test, and internationally 41 percent earned medals; at Muirlands, 97 percent of the students who participated earned medals. They are:
Gold Medal: Cameron Hu, Alec Tobin, Alexander Chang, Vincent Doehr, Malcolm Devoe, Athena Dong, Melanie Fong, Thomas Godek, Eric Haerr, Clayton Halbert, Klarissa Hollander, Michelle Lee, Lucia Macagno, Jonathan Mandel, Chloe Marcus, Michael Miller, Ryan Miller, Malia Moore, Liam Mountain, Alec Ruiz de Castilla, Rebecca Ryan, Tanvi Shah, Sahil Sheth, Paul “P.J.” Smigliani, Mitchell Tuey, Eric Wang, Pauline Yue
Silver Medal: Lucy Barton, Viviana Bonomie, Brent Eaton, Christopher Foster, Lauren Hibbs, Maya Hildebrand, Marlie Hooper, Christine Kuo, Nico Pestana, Noah Shen, Sierra Kathleen Steel, Kara Whang, Hazel Friedman, Tristan Kaskoun, Michael Nguyen, Marie Rowson
Bronze Medal: Blake Horner, Joey D’Angelo, Marc Farah, Roy Flores, Nicholas Nave, Diego Ochoa, Balraj Singh Sangha, Alexa Wing, Anna Ericka Gallego, Yuaki Goto, Tristan Macelli, Marina Movellan, Marie Saito, Gillian Wright.