Torch: U.S. Volume LXIV Spring 2015 - Page 6

Above: Lousisiana JCLers at Baton Rouge High School practice a round of Certamen to prepare for the LJCL State Convention from March 6-8.


After parting ways at the the annual Saturnalia party held by BRMHS last December, Louisiana JCLers stored up their spirit and excitement for the coming spring.

Now, they’re gearing up, even though it’s still a bit chilly, to get ready for State Convention. Although there are still a couple of weeks of winter, convention is coming very soon on the weekend of March 6-8. JCLers around the state prepare to show off their spirit, arts, knowledge, and so much more. State convention will bring in students from the whole state, instead of just from Baton Rouge. The first LJCL event of the new year is expected to be a success!

Woojin Lee, Louisiana JCL Editor


The Nevada Junior Classical League is one of the most spirited delegations you will ever meet. Our four great classical schools are Vegas’ Meadows and Liberty High Schools and Reno’s Sage Ridge and Bishop Manogue. The 60th annual National Junior Classical League convention was held at the University of Las Vegas in 2013.

Currently we’re preparing for Nevada’s tenth State Convention, which will be held in February at Sage Ridge, and the annual Fall Forum, a mini-State held at Liberty. We’re looking forward to some more great conventions full of talented artists, great writers, and altogether knowledgeable and incredible students!

Madeleine Burke, Nevada JCL Editor

National Committee Honorary and Emeritus

National Committee Emeritus Members

Francis O’Brien, 103 Livingston Ct., North Wales, PA 19454

Marcella Stitt, 700 Monterey Place 211, Hutchinson, KS 67502

James F. Minter, 200 West 79th St. #4J, New York, NY 10024

Anne B. Covington, 1305 Canterbury Ln., Colonial Heights, VA 23834

June S. LeRay, 7265 County Route 13, Bath, NY 14810

Terrance E. DePasquale, 501 Stirrup Dr., Greensburg, PA 15601

Judith L. Hahn, 9037 Grosse Point Circle, Tampa, FL 33635

Richard J. Beaton, 648 McLaurin, Griffin, GA 30224

Elaine K. Tears, 211 E. Washington St., Bath, NY 14810

Sherwin D. Little, 3727 Cornell Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241

Prudence P. Moreland, 926 Oak Hills Parkway, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Sue T. Robertson, 12211 Diamond Hill Dr., Midlothian, VA 23113

Kathy Elifrits, 19 Brandywine Court, Highland Heights, KY 41076

Laura M. Giles, 6824 Rochelle Lane, Amarillo, TX 79109

Liz Bouis, 1575 Ridenour Parkway NW #2313 Kennesaw, GA 30152

Penny Cipolone, 253 Lincoln Ave, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097

Stephen Gentle, 10770 Wellerwoods Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45242

Gaylan DuBose, 1304 Fairbanks Drive, Austin, TX 78752

Edward Long, 615 Harper Road, Clarksville, TN 37043

Susan Marquis, 7082 N. Garfield, Gladstone, MO 64118

Jim O’Neil, 37 Flint Road, Acton, MA 01720

Martha Altieri, 31442 Old San Juan Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Christine Conklin, 5614 Queensbury Avenue, Springfield, VA 22151

David Volk,1122 Oak Street North, Fargo, ND 58102

Jeremy M. Walker, 209 Maple Street, Crown Point, IN 46307

National Committee Honorary Members

Donna J. Gerard, 12235 Cross Creek, Dallas, TX 75243

Susan H. Bowman, 627 Joan Circle, Salem, VA 24135

Joseph Gilpin, 6418 Glen Abbey Lane, Bradenton, FL 34202

Susan S. Schearer, 300 Westminster-Canterbury Drive, Apt. 201, Winchester, VA 22603

Kendra Henry, 3908 Coral Point, Colorado Springs, CO 80917

Virginia M. Jones, 3050 Crooked Stick Drive, Cumming, GA 30041

Randy Thompson, 1703 Encino Spring, San Antonio, TX 78259

Nora MacDonald, 10715 Durland Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98125

Dobbie Vasquez, 2112 Myrtle Place, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Kevin Fu, 1395 Folkstone Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48105