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Berkshire Country Day School Students Win Classics Day Awards
12:13PM / Monday, January 23, 2017
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Berkshire Country Day School participated in Classics Day.

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Berkshire Country Day School's Upper School Latin students (grades seven to nine) joined the Pioneer Valley Classical Association annual Classics Day at Mount Holyoke College on Jan. 20.

BCD's Latin students enjoyed participating in workshops and contests with their peers from Academy Hill, Amherst Middle School, Belchertown, Herberg, Lenox Memorial High, MacDuffie, Pittsfield, Taconic and Williston. The BCD students were accompanied by teachers Eugénie and James Fawcett, Associate Head of School Leigh Doherty, and Head of School Paul Lindenmaier.

BCD students received the following awards:


Art contest

Sculpture: First Place: ninth grader Lanna Knoll (Great Barrington)

Paintings & Drawings: ninth grader Lanna Knoll (Great Barrington)

Mosaics: Second Place: ninth grader Fiona Ferrone (Spencertown, N.Y.); Third Place: seventh grader Esme Lazar (Kinderhook, N.Y.);

Military: Second Place: seventh grader Anje Capala (Spencertown, N.Y.)


Costume Contest

First Place: seventh grader Esme Lazar (Kinderhook, N.Y.) as Artemis

Third Place: eighth grader Julia Mammen (Housatonic) as Persephone


Oral Interpretation

Intermediate: First Place: eighth grader Colby Lederman (Pittsfield); Second Place: ninth grader Fiona Ferrone (Spencertown, N.Y.); Third Place: eighth grader Beck Mathews (Lenox)

Novice Poetry: First Place: seventh grader Keely O'Gorman (Lee); Second Place: seventh grader Chase Vermeulen (North Egremont)



Latin 2: Second Place: BCD team of ninth graders Fiona Ferrone (Spencertown, N.Y.) and Lanna Knoll (Great Barrington), and eighth graders Beck Mathews (Lenox) and Gabe Rich (Pittsfield)

Latin 1: Second Place: BCD team of eighth graders Roberto Barron (Lee), Cass Combs (New Marlborough), and Colby Lederman (Pittsfield) and seventh grader Henry Van Schaick (Pittsfield).


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