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Austin Peay State University classics senior Alexander Kee finishes second at National Translation Contest

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) classics senior Alexander Kee last month finished second in a national Latin translation contest. It was his second straight second-place finish in the annual competition.

Austin Peay State Univerity student Alexander Kee

Austin Peay State Univerity student Alexander Kee

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APSU gives out first Warren Scholarship for Classical Studies

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If you grew up in Clarksville and studied Latin, chances are you know Kaye or Grady Warren. The couple taught Latin in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System for more than 40 years, and in that time they became one of the area’s biggest advocates for Classical Studies.

Just last summer, one of their former students—Austin Peay State University freshman Alexander Kee—earned first place in Advanced Latin Grammar at the National Junior Classical League convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Mary Winters APSU Latin instructor; Alexander Kee, APSU student; Grady Warren, Kaye Warren, Dr. Tim Winters, APSU professor of Classics, and Dr. Stephen Kershner, assistant professor of Classics, celebrate the presentation of a new scholarship.

Mary Winters APSU Latin instructor; Alexander Kee, APSU student; Grady Warren, Kaye Warren, Dr. Tim Winters, APSU professor of Classics, and Dr. Stephen Kershner, assistant professor of Classics, celebrate the presentation of a new scholarship.

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APSU Classics Students present papers at University of Tennessee Undergraduate Classics Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Six Austin Peay State University Classics students recently presented papers at the Fifth Annual University of Tennessee Undergraduate Classics Conference, an international, refereed conference held on the campus of the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

This marked the third consecutive year APSU has had multiple students accepted, and also represented the highest total of students of any university at the conference.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System Latin Students are Winners at National Convention

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – When asked what constitutes a fun summer, most teenagers would include joys like pools, beaches, sleep, and most of all, not having to study for school. For a select few, however, eighteen hours of study per week sounds pretty exciting.

These brave souls form the Junior Classical League (JCL), an organization dedicated to the study of the classics – Latin as well as ancient Greek and Roman culture.

CMCSS Latin Students attend Junior Classical League Convention and Competition.

CMCSS Latin Students attend Junior Classical League Convention and Competition.

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