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11 Students Earn Medal in 2015 National Spanish Examinations, 14 Honorable Mentions

— By Señora Lopez, Spanish Teacher

Congratulations to the many world language students from Emerson School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examinations. Students from Emerson School earned a total of 3 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze medals, along with 14 honorable mentions.

“Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 157,000 students participating in 2015.”

Students from Emerson School have a long history of high achievement on these exams. The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

Congratulations to the following students:

Casey Lewis
Austin Zeglis
Andie Tappenden

Brian Hussey
Simran Kapila
Hazel Byers

Laure Coster
Maya Akhouri
Max Colis
Omar Hassan
Shruti Lakshmanan

Christopher Chuparkoff
Ella Cunningham
Dana Kachman
Owen Klein
Lian Krishnan
Jack Murphy
Gaya Pedersen
Soleil Ponce De Leon
Neetika Kheterpal
Lindsey Barba
Greta Downey
Samir Hafez
William Kennedy
Matthew Murray