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Binghamton University hosts NYS Junior Classical League

2003-06-24

Binghamton University will play host to Latin and Greek middle and high school students and teachers from across New York State for two days of fellowship, competition and fun during the 2003 Junior Classical League convention.

The convention begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 30, in the Lecture Hall complex with a general assembly and an arts and crafts exhibit. It will close with an Olympic procession, an outdoor Roman banquet complete with togas, and an awards ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, in Lecture Hall 1. Approximately 150 students and teachers are expected to participate in convention contests, which focus on academic, athletic, artistic and creative arts.

The schedule of activities:

Monday, June 30

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.    Registration, Lecture Hall 1

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.     General assembly and welcome from Andrew Scholtz, professor of classics and near eastern studies at Binghamton University, Lecture Hall 1

9:50 - 11:15 a.m.     Academic test session, Lecture Halls and 3rd floor Student Wing

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.    Lunch, Dickinson Dining Hall

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.     Volleyball tournament, East Gym

4:45 - 5:45 p.m.     Academic contests session, Lecture Halls and 3rd floor Student Wing

5 - 6:30 p.m.         Dinner, Dickinson Dining Hall

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.     General Assembly, Lecture Hall 1

9 - 11 p.m.         Dance in Mohawk Great Room

Tuesday, July 1

9 - 9:45 a.m.         General assembly, Lecture Hall 1

9:45 a.m.         Line up for procession in front of Lecture Hall complex

10 - 10:20 a.m.     Olympic procession from Lecture Hall Complex to East Gym fields

10:30 - 12:15 p.m.     Track & Field Olympics, Swimming Olympics, East Gym

12:30 - 2 p.m.     Outdoor Roman Banquet, Dickinson Dining Hall

2:30 - 4 p.m.         Academic test session, Lecture Hall complex

4:30 - 5:45 p.m.     General assembly and awards ceremony, Lecture Hall 1

6 p.m.             Convention adjourns

Binghamton University’s University-wide Venues Office is sponsoring the convention. For more information, contact Julie Guditis at 607-777-6200.

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