Princeton, NJ, February 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The New Jersey Junior Classical League (New Jersey JCL) announces its plans to hold its 2012 Certamen competition on March 20, 2012 at Princeton University. The Certamen will encompass a series of competitive events, all centering on knowledge of Latin and antiquity. Participants and spectators will congregate at 9 a.m. at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall for the start of the four-hour event.
“With the gracious approval and assistance of the Department of Classics at Princeton University, the 2012 New Jersey JCL Certamen will again be held at Princeton,” says Courtney Bree of the New Jersey JCL. “Students attending this year’s Certamen will compete in an academic bowl competition with questions on knowledge of Latin and of ancient Greek and Roman culture. Each year, we anticipate an exciting competition, and I do not expect this year’s Certamen to disappoint!”
The New Jersey JCL Certamen is held annually and has been held at Princeton for many years. The New Jersey JCL is proud of its relationship with Princeton University and looks forward to another successful Certamen. Alexander Hall is located at Princeton University, 68 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08544.
About the New Jersey Junior Classical League
The New Jersey Junior Classical League is the New Jersey chapter of the National Junior Classical League, an organization of middle school and high school students that is composed of local and state chapters and is the largest Classical organization in the world today. The NJ Junior Classical League and the National Junior Classical League encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the language, literature, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome and help impart an understanding of the debt that our own culture owes to that of Classical antiquity.
New Jersey JCL is an organization dedicated to excellence that welcomes all students. If you live in New Jersey and are interested in finding out about starting a new club or joining an existing club, visit the New Jersey Chapter of the JCL at njjcl.webs.com/njjclmembers.htm or contact our representatives at firstname.lastname@example.org.