Convention Packet Awards

Dennis Bartlow NJCL Convention Packet Award

Was established in 2013 in loving memory of our friend and mentor, Dennis Bartlow, who passed away May 21, 2013. Mr. Bartlow, an Indiana native, contributed to the organization on every level-serving as a national officer and advisor for the National Senior Classical League, a member of the NJCL National Committee, and state chair for the Indiana JCL. Although he wasn't a Latin teacher, he dedicated his life to the classics. Mr. Bartlow was a fixture of the organization, attending 51 conventions. This award will cover the cost of the NJCL Convention including up to $500.00 toward travel expenses.

Dennis Bartlow Award Application  Dennis Bartlow Award Recommendation

Nancy Howell NJCL Convention Packet Award

Was established in 2012 by Joseph DeHarde to acknowledge the years of service and commitment by his teacher, Nancy Howell of Tennessee. This longevity award will cover the cost of the NJCL Convention (excluding travel and ancillary fees) for both the student applicant and their teacher. To apply, students must have attended at least 2 previous NJCL conventions and must be a graduating senior.

Nancy Howell Award Application


The Sherri Cox Convention Packet Award

Was created in honor of North Carolina teacher, Sherri Cox. One of the hallmarks of Magistra Cox's Latin program is her encouragement that her students compete in many different aspects of convention. She inspires her students to work hard, to try something new, and to strive for excellence. In this spirit, applicants for the CoxConvention Packet Award are required to enter four NJCL Convention contests in at least three of the five main categories.

Student Eligibility: any NJCL Member in good standing, 13 years or older by the time of Convention. The student recipient of this award will receive a free convention packet plus up to $500 for travel expenses.

Sponsor / Chaperone Eligibility: The sponsor or chaperone of the above recipient will receive a free convention packet plus up to $500 in travel expense.

To Apply:

Sponsor / Chaperone NJCL Student

NJCL Convention Packet Award

Was established by the 2005 NJCL officers to help a student attend the NJCL Convention. This scholarship, based on both need and merit, is awarded to one NJCL Convention delegate for the full cost of the convention packet. The Packet Award has enabled dedicated members of the organization who would not otherwise be able to attend convention to partake in this extraordinary event. This year, the NJCL officers invite deserving students across the country to apply.

Convention Packet Award Application   Convention Packet Award Recommendation Form