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World Language Awards Announced
World Language Awards Announced

Ursuline students were recognized for their excellent performance on French, Spanish, and Chinese National Exams.

Ursuline students have a long history of high achievement on these exams. Thirty-two students received a medal for their performance on the National French Exam; 156 students received a medal for their performance on the National Spanish Exam; and 30 students received a medal for their performance on the Chinese Proficiency Test. Seventeen students were also recognized in the regional competition "Le Festival Francophone."

This is the fourth year Ursuline participated in the Chinese Proficiency Test, sponsored by the Confucius Institute in Beijing. Ursuline was the only area secondary school that offered it.

National French Exam

Gold

  • Natalia Brzezinski
  • Marie Kfoury

Silver

  • Annette Diaz
  • Olivia Claire Engro
  • Isabella Jaar
  • Joann Nguyen
  • Colleen Parro
  • Alanna Pellecchia
  • Daniela Santos-Burgoa Jourdain
  • Ariana Vadhera

Bronze

  • Sophia Arias
  • Edie Boyter
  • Isabella Cordova
  • Daniela Cumming
  • Madeline Fynes
  • Sarah Gibbs
  • Kendrick Hawkins
  • Kelly Mansour
  • Sofia Marichal
  • Emma Methe
  • Sophie McCauley
  • Lily Parra
  • Shelby Van Hyfte
  • Elise Welch

Honorable Mention

  • Katheryn Agostini
  • Karina Arceo
  • Isabella Bittner
  • Abby Dalton
  • Erin Daugherty
  • Alaina Devries
  • Gigi Fong
  • Kylie Fox
  • Morgan Good
  • Meenakshi Gujjarlapudi
  • Kayla Hanrahan
  • Marie-Claire Inniss
  • Taylor Komlosi
  • Mariana Martinez
  • Elisabeth Matthews
  • Ava Mollabashy
  • Caroline Muller
  • Angelita Munoz
  • Cecilia O'Brien
  • Samantha Pozo
  • Maria de Montserrat Prado
  • Margaret Savage
  • Sofia Schnurrenberger
  • Aidan Stuart
  • Jackie Thomas
  • Almudena Vinals
  • Jordan Young

"Le Festival Francophone"

First Place

  • Sophia Arias
  • Alaina Devries
  • Ariana Vadhera

Second Place

  • Ashton Arlen
  • Emma Sinasac
  • Edie Boyter
  • Kelly Mansour
  • Sarabeth DeBord
  • Jordan Young
  • Caroline Zagielski

Third Place

  • Sarabeth Debord
  • Hope Whitcraft
  • Montse Prado
  • Jordan Young

Chinese Proficiency Test

Gold

  • Clare Bacak
  • Grace Elizabeth Finegan
  • Sarah Hui
  • Joy Liu
  • Grace Olden
  • Mohitha Peram
  • Kaitlynn Ern De Soo
  • Leena Tran
  • Laura Wildman

Silver

  • Lauren Mei-Ming Arnott
  • Kendall Marie Colaluca
  • Valeria Marques
  • Brooke Murray
  • Rachel Eileen Pierce
  • Elenor Claire Post
  • Richele Refuerzo
  • Erin Robin Veninga

Bronze

  • Hailey Baek
  • Kelsey d'Etienne
  • Marie Claire Ferretti
  • Alexandria Goetz
  • Nikka Hayes
  • Abigail Kilpatrick
  • Sue Jeong Kim
  • Oria Wilson-Lguade
  • Aidan McLachlan
  • Jane Murray
  • Ana Beatrice Parigi
  • Ashleigh Rogers
  • Cate Stuart

National Spanish Exam

Gold

  • Esther Albuquerque
  • Sophie Anderson
  • Victoria Barbero
  • Tamara Baumann
  • Jillian Brown
  • Cecilia Chavez
  • Mary Chen
  • Agustina De Urtubey
  • Anna Fent
  • Gabrielle Gard
  • Christa Gorman
  • Madison Goza
  • Elena Graham
  • Christina Guerra
  • Kaylin Henderson
  • Claire Herzog
  • Madeline Holmes
  • Katherine Keelan
  • Rachel Lane
  • Alexandra Lewis
  • Channing Lilley
  • Sophia Love
  • Abigail Mihalic
  • Lauren Montigue
  • Britton Morrell
  • Ava Morrison
  • Kiera Mullany
  • Hannah Nguyen
  • Elena Orendain
  • Chiamaka Osuagwu
  • Caroline Pfaffenberger
  • Elena Song
  • Sonia Stadler
  • Teresa Valenzuela
  • Silvia Vazquez
  • Sarah Visokay
  • Alessia Welch
  • Laurel Wood

Silver

  • Therese Allison
  • Pamela Arias
  • Lauren Asher
  • Julia Blum
  • Lilliana Bolivar
  • Abigail Brantman
  • Peyton Burger
  • Kirsten Burghartz
  • Marianne Cano
  • Olivia Corrales
  • Ruth Emerson
  • Tara Esfahani
  • Sholape Fashemo
  • Mala Francis
  • Sofia Garcia
  • Claire Ginther
  • Emma Grimes
  • Elizabeth Housson
  • Abigail Hunt
  • Nicole Jones
  • Courtney Kang
  • Saahithi Kari
  • Namisha Kaur
  • Ruth Keyes
  • Audrey La
  • Anna Victoria Lavelle
  • Mary McDermott
  • Kathleen Meinhardt
  • Elizabeth Mocek
  • Catherine Moore
  • Madison Neri
  • Grace Ocampo
  • Emma Odom*
  • Marissa Ovenshire
  • Erin Papakostas
  • Alexandra Paulett
  • Madeleine Phung
  • Madison Quishpe
  • Kristy Reynolds
  • Peyton Robertson
  • Zoe Rodriguez
  • Janie Shives
  • Megan Sickler
  • Juliana Stanford
  • Olivia Steinbach
  • Christina Thomas
  • Erin Torres
  • Marcela Toscano
  • Kathleen Tschoepe
  • Clara Tschoepe
  • Somto Unini
  • Bailey Uttich
  • Rachel Voirin
  • Justine Walker
  • Megan Wampner
  • Marlene Weis
  • Jenna Wilemon
  • Madison Williams
  • Priscilla Wongso
  • Isabella Zarmakoupis
  • Victoria Zaugg

Bronze

  • Taye Allred
  • Alivia Amason
  • Ollantay Avila
  • Delia-RoseConstantin
  • Isabella Daniel
  • Nadia De La Cruz
  • Julia Elias
  • Helen Emerson
  • Avery Engleman
  • Matilda Gajardo
  • Mariah Gamez
  • Zoe Garcia
  • Jacquelyn Garza
  • Caitlin Gilbert
  • Kerry Gleim
  • Alexandria Gonzalez
  • Elizabeth Gramling
  • Catherine Hammer
  • Jenna Hansen
  • Olivia Hartin
  • Caroline Hayes
  • Katherine Hebert
  • Samantha Hernandez
  • Savannah Hosea
  • Nikki Kanzler
  • Rachel Kennedy
  • Christian Knight
  • Abigail Ladewig
  • Ashley Laughlin
  • Alex Long
  • Elizabeth Madden
  • Katherine Martinez
  • Francesca Massey
  • Catherine Meenan
  • Eva Montenegro
  • Amanda Moreno
  • Marcy Mount
  • Frances Perez
  • Olivia Pickoski
  • Anna Pittman
  • Valentina Ponce
  • Haley Rickman
  • Kate Rucker
  • Anna Ruzicka
  • Ria Shaji
  • Olivia Sikes
  • Sona Srambickal
  • Sarah Stuecheli
  • Emma Tanner
  • Grace Taylor
  • Hannah Timmer
  • Stephanie Torrealba
  • Sophia Tran
  • Devon Vopni
  • Mary Beth Walsh
  • Claire Weber
  • Ireland Wellshear
  • Emma Zanatta

Honorable Mention

  • Juliana Alvear
  • Sophie Andersson
  • Morgan Andrulis
  • Mary Claire Bach
  • Courtney Bell
  • Amanda Benavides
  • Jenna Bowdich
  • Lillian Bradford
  • Cali Brewer
  • Sarah Burghartz
  • Emily Calderon
  • Emily Cardenas
  • Alejandra Chapa
  • Anna Kate Coker
  • Katherine Cook
  • Alyson Cruz
  • Isabel Desaloms
  • Whitney Dodson
  • Aidan Dornfeld
  • Jennifer Elias
  • Savannah Flores
  • Ashlyn Gage
  • Yesenia Gamiz
  • Olivia Garner
  • Katherine Giebler
  • Allison Goebel
  • Ava Goldammer
  • Jessica Harrison
  • Natalya Holtz
  • Lauren Horner
  • Lily Hornung
  • Brooke Horowitz
  • Arden Howard
  • Hailey Jones
  • Katey Kanzler
  • Chloe Keggen
  • Kylie Koeijmans
  • Pallavi Kumar
  • Sarah Labarba
  • Sarah Lawrence
  • Isabella Lopez
  • Shayda Mansoori
  • Emily Martin
  • Cassidy McCollum
  • Jordan Migis
  • Madison Mompho
  • Neida Negrete
  • Sarah Nguyen
  • Shannon O'Brien
  • Paola O'Rourke
  • Haley Owen
  • Maeve Padian
  • Olivia Parsons
  • Kailas Patel
  • Ashley Pinson
  • Claire Polak
  • Carolina Ponce
  • Gabrielle Preston
  • Arianna Ramirez
  • Anna Rehagen
  • Paloma Resendiz
  • Annabella Ritter-Pleitez
  • Anna Roberts
  • Macon Rutledge
  • Maya Sanchez
  • Sophia Schmidt
  • Leah Schwarz
  • Julie Seigler
  • Samantha Sivapon
  • Abigail Sizemore
  • Amanda Stockard
  • Reghan Stuecheli
  • Alicia Talamas
  • Mary Kate Torpey
  • Yajunaida Torrealba
  • Sarah Troegel
  • Katherine Vance
  • Kathleen Vuong
  • Sydney White
  • Marleigh Wood
  • Ashley Zanatta