Blue Jays Enjoy Solid Performance in 2014 State Literary Rally
Blue Jays enjoyed another solid performance in State Literary Rally held on LSU’s campus in Baton Rouge. This year, 18 students placed in the top of their events for Division I. They each will receive a medal and a certificate from the Louisiana High School Rally Association recognizing their accomplishments. New this year, Overall Winners will receive a $400 scholarship for a Louisiana college or university.
Jesuit competitors earned the following distinctions:
|1st Place||6 students|
|2nd Place||3 students|
|3rd Place||5 students|
|5th Place||1 student|
Jesuit sent 39 students overall to compete in the state rally’s literary and open events in foreign languages. Thirteen of these students competed in the MAθ Tournament the day before.
To participate in the state competition, students either qualified by finishing in the top five in a literary event at the District Literary Rally or were chosen by the academic department to represent the school in open foreign language events. Each student may test in no more than one State Rally Literary Event.
|Computer Science I||Senior||Ian||Calamari||2nd|
|French I Interpretive Reading||Freshman||Eric||Espinal||Superior|
|French III Interpretive Reading||Junior||James||Laborde||Superior|
|Introduction to Business Computer Applications||Pre-freshman||William Caleb||Rogers||3rd|
|English II||Freshman||Keegan P||Rooney||2nd|
|Fine Arts Survey||Junior||Gerard R||Spencer||1st|
|French III||Junior||Steven H||Stradley||*||1st||Overall|
|French I||Freshman||Jonathan P||Vegh||3rd|
|Spanish IV Interpretive Reading||Senior||Richard||Williams||Superior|
The Louisiana High School Rally Association (LHSRA) recognizes and rewards students who excel in academic pursuits.