Spanish Club Convention 2019
20 Feb 2019

The weekend of February 15th, the Catholic High Spanish Club attended the Louisiana High Schools Spanish Convention.

Thirteen members participated in the event. Throughout the Convention, students enjoyed a Quiz bowl and a dance. Prior to the dance, members learned how to perform the popular Latin American Salsa dance. Additionally, activities covering Zumba dancing, cooking and typical crafts were available. The Advisor for the Ministry of Education of Spain talked to the students promoting the Spanish culture and language in Louisiana. Also a member of the Hispanic National Honor Society addressed the group to explain the benefits of studying Spanish.

Competition results:

Placement test

  • Jackson Dammers (Spanish 1) – 2nd place
  • Reagan Robinson (Spanish 2) – 2nd place
  • Patrick Lemoine (Spanish AP) – 2nd place

Oral Communication

  • Jackson Dammers (Spanish 1) – 1st place
  • Jack Matthews (Spanish 3) – 2nd place
  • Hunter Antie (Spanish AP) – 3rd place

Art Competition

  • Andrew Gawarecki – 1st place

Quiz Bowl

  • Hunter Antie, Andrew Gawarecki, Jack Matthews, and Patrick Lemoine – 3rd place


  • Patrick Lemoine, Ross DeNicola – 2nd place


  • Scotty Black – 2nd place


  • Patrick Lemoine and Scotty Black – 3rd place

Convention T-shirt – 1st Place

Club T-shirt – 2nd place

State President – Jack Mathews