Torch:U.S. LXV Spring 2016 - Page 2

Junior Classical League Directory

President Brier Anne Clough

First Vice President Michael Kearney

Second Vice President Hanna Seariac

Communications Coordinator Jon Nozik

Parliamentarian Amanda Hansen

Historian Hannah Barrett

Editor Woojin Lee

President Trace Turner

Vice President Kathryn Szymanski

Secretary Maddie Briner

Treasurer Jon Gumz

Parliamentarian Bob McDonald

Editor Jack Godar

Historian Sarah Christian

Chair, Contests, Creative Arts Amy Elifrits

Vice Chair, Contests, Graphic Arts Melissa Burgess

Secretary, Communications Dobbie Vasquez

Contests, Olympika/SCL Tony Martin

Contests, Digital Tom Reed

Public Relations/Membership Catherine Sturgill

Contests, Certamen William Lee

Convention Advisor Sue Robertson

Programs/Scholastic Services Sherry Jankowski

Constitutional Advisor Dennis Webb

Contests, Academics David Jackson

Publications Caitlin Johnston

Administrator/Ex-Officio Sherwin Little

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National Committee 2015–2016


Spring 2016 · Torch: U.S.

Together at IU Again

It's not too long until we return to Indiana University in Bloomington. The theme for this year-- ubi concordia, ibi victoria-- describes successful conventions in the past. Once again, when we come together at national convention this summer, it will surely be a victorious time! Explore the beautiful campus of Indiana University in Bloomington during the week of convention, and learn why many people return every year. There are many activities to pick and choose from; there's something for everyone! Read on to learn what to expect at convention this summer.

Lights, Camera, Fashion!

Coco Chanel once said that fashion changes, but style endures. The Romans and Ancient Greeks had their own fashion. In modern day, people emulate the period with simple togas, but what else was part of a Roman or Ancient Greek's attire? Find out on page 12.

Torch:U.S. Policy

The Torch:U.S. is published four times yearly as the official magazine of the National Junior Classical League. Issues are published in fall, winter, spring, and summer. The ideas expressed in the Opinion section are the comments of the Torch:U.S. and its staff and should not necessarily be considered the policy of the National Junior Classical League, its officers, or the National Committee. Readers are encouraged to express their opinions on any subject relevant to the classics or JCL in the Voices Section. Your name and address or title must be included with your submission. All names will be published. Submissions may be sent to the editor or the advisor (see addresses to the left).

Photo Credits

Caitlin Johnston, Hannah Barrett, Dennis Webb, Woojin Lee

Torch:U.S. Staff


Woojin Lee


Caitlin Johnston

NJCL Officers 2015–2016

NSCL Officers 2015–2016