— By Señora Lopez, Spanish Teacher
Students Earn 13 Medals and 7 Honorable Mentions
Congratulations to several Spanish students from Emerson School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2017 National Spanish Examinations. Students from Emerson School earned 4 gold, 4 silver, and 5 bronze medals, along with 7 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 2017.”
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: