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Winners of schools’ classics competition

The winners of an annual schools competition aimed at raising the profile of the classics have been announced today.

The Schools’ Classics Competition saw recitations in Latin and Greek and presentations on numerous projects on a classical theme. It is run by the University’s School of Greek, Latin and Ancient History for the Tayside Association of Classical Teachers.

The winners are as follows:-

Junior Latin St Margaret’s School, Aberdeen Madras College, St Andrews

Intermediate Latin – Jennie Strathairn, St Leonards School, St Andrews Sarah Johnson, St Margaret’s School, Aberdeen Faye Berland, High School of Dundee

Senior Latin – Laura Dey, St Margaret’s School, Aberdeen Hazel Pearson, Madras College, St Andrews Kate Dunlop, St Leonards School, St Andrews

Greek – Olivia Brown, Glenalmond College, Perthshire

Junior Projects – Shelley Rodger, Kirriemuir High School, Kirriemuir Lesley McLaren, Kirriemuir High School, Kirriemuir

Merit Certificates – Fiona Armstrong, Harris Academy, Dundee Rachel Kiltie, St Margaret’s School, Aberdeen James Potton, Madras College, St Andrews Michelle Cooper, High School of Dundee Vicki Rutherford, St Margaret’s School, Aberdeen

Both Kirriemuir High School and Dundee’s Harris Academy entered the competition for the first time.

PHOTO OF THE WINNING PUPILS ATTACHED

ENDS

Issued by Beattie Media on behalf of the University of St Andrews For more information please contact Claire Grainger on 01334 462530, 07730 415 015 or email cg24@st-andrews.ac.uk Ref: classics competition.win/standrews/chg/9june2000

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