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Samuel Horton (center) and Ray Reynolds (right) were declared co-champions. Chase Doran earned third place in this annual contest. Grammar School Latin teacher Alex Markos administered the contest.

Geneva third grade students compete in the Julius Caesar Contest each May. Students take a comprehensive written exam on their year-long study of Ancient Greece and Rome. The top 10 scorers earn the right to compete on stage in the Julius Caesar Contest where they dress in their finest togas and answer verbal questions about what they learned this year.

For the first time, Julius Caesar Co-Champions were declared in the 16th annual contest which was held in early May. Samuel Horton and Ray Reynolds tied for first place and Chase Doran finished in third place. The remaining finalists were: Mason DeLaune, Harper Dwyer, Katie Gray, Tucker Hardin, Samuel McPhail, Hudson Marlowe and Ashley McCollough.