This March Birchwood Latin students took the National Latin Exam along with students across the United States and around the world. Many earned gold and silver medals and Omar Elbadawy (7th grade) earned a coveted “Perfect Paper” award, just the second in the school’s history.
Gold medal and a summa cum laude certificate: Angela D'Souza (7th grade) Omar Elbadawy (7th grade) Jordan Gordon (7th grade)
Silver medal and maxima cum laude certificate: Arsheya Ahuja (7th grade) Cadence Guo (8th grade) Aanya Lakireddy (7th grade) Siya Lakireddy (7th grade) Areesha Nouman (7th grade) Michael Zhu (7th grade)
On April 26, the results from the state level of the National History Day competition were announced. Sixteen students and their nine projects will advance to the national level of the competition in June, the largest number of Birchwood students ever to advance to the national level as a result of their first and second place wins.
Birchwood School of Hawken is a member of the Ohio Association of Independent Schools (OAIS), the Cleveland Council of Independent Schools (CCIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). Birchwood School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.