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Friday, April 20, 2012
St. Laurence HS Student Earns "Cum Laude" Honor on National Latin Exam
A high school junior from the Southwest Side's Clearing neighborhood has earned "cum laude" status after scoring well on the 2012 National Latin Exam.
Thomas Barker and Br. Mahoney
Thomas Barker, a parishioner at St. Rene Church and a student at St. Laurence High School, was given a hearty “Gratulationes huic discipulo egregio” (Congratulations to this outstanding student) by officials at the school.
“Tom certainly studied and worked hard for his achievement. I am very proud of him,” stated Brother Thomas Mahoney, CFC, the longtime Latin instructor at the school.