Published on April 10, 2012  

Samford's Classics Department will host the 57th Annual Convention of the Alabama Junior Classical League April 13-14.

Approximately 500 students from 18 high schools will take part in two days of events focused on ancient Greece and Rome.

Student competitions are a highlight of the convention, and this year will include Athletic, Academic and Artistic Olympiads, Latin Club Scrapbook, Latin Club T-Shirt, Costume Contest, Mythology Stand-Down and Certamen quiz competition.

The AJCL also will present its Perry Teaching Award and Praytor Student Scholarship during the convention.