Hailing from Alaska, Zoe Franznick completed her B.A. in English Literature from Purdue University with honors and highest distinction. She began studying Latin in the third grade at Highlands Latin School and has over a decade of experience studying the language. She also has experience teaching introductory Latin with middle and high school students. Ms. Franznick is currently completing her M.Phil in Medieval Studies at Trinity College Dublin. In her spare time, Ms. Franznick enjoys reading, exploring Dublin, and creative writing in the footsteps of her narrative hero, J.R.R. Tolkien. Ms. Franznick is excited to be returning to the HLS and MPOA community this year as a teacher of Latina Christiana.