Seven Loyola Academy freshmen took the state Latin exam in late April and earned outstanding scores.
Five students earned superior honors and are ranked the top five in the state:
1. Jonathan Merchan
2. Derek Damasco
3. Martin Susanto
4. Alyana Arlegui
5. Leo Brett
Two students scored at the excellent level:
On the junior team, freshman John Hitt performed at the excellent level on the state exam. John's performance earned him a place among the top seven Latin students in the state taking the Latin Prose exam.