MIDDLEBURG, VA–Senior Charlotte MacDonald and her sister, Lilly, a sophomore, were both recognized Wednesday for outstanding performances on the National Latin Exam by Foxcroft School Academic Dean Alexander O. Northrup.
The exam is offered under the joint sponsorship of the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League and taken by about 150,000 students each year.
Lilly earned a Gold Medal and certificate of Summa Cum Laude achievement after she got 36 of 40 questions correct. Charlotte answered 29 questions correctly to collect a Magna Cum Laude certificate of achievement.
Lilly and Charlotte, who plans to attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the fall, are the daughters of David and Diana (Cricket) MacDonald of Bluemont.