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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. Twenty students received a medal for their performance on the National French Exam; 133 students received a medal for their performance on the National Spanish Exam; and 14 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 fifth 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

  • Ana Quiroz
  • Jordan Young

Silver

  • Katrina Csaky
  • Daniela Cumming
  • Sarabeth DeBord
  • Shelby Joslin
  • Lily Parra
  • Alanna Pellecchia
  • Montse Prado
  • Daniela Santos
  • Ariana Vadhera
  • Daniela Zevallos

Bronze

  • Briana Bibanco
  • Sofia Marichal
  • Sophie McCauley
  • Kate Morsbach
  • Joann Nguyen
  • Giselle Sethi
  • Emma Sinasac
  • Jackie Thomas
  • Emma Zanatta

Honorable Mention

  • Natalia Brzezinski
  • Isabella Cordova
  • Abigail Dalton
  • Gigi Fong
  • Alexia Garza
  • Aranza Garza
  • Sydney Gaspard
  • Sarah Gibbs
  • Anabelle Hazzard
  • Elle Herzig
  • Hattie Higginbotham
  • Ainsley Koch
  • Leslie Lopez
  • Ava Love
  • Elizabeth Matthews
  • Emilea McCutchan
  • Emma Methe
  • Ava Mollabashy
  • Beckett Morris
  • Meghan Mulcahey
  • Carlisle Myers
  • Winston Myers
  • Cecilia O'Brien
  • Delila Ortega
  • Colleen Parro
  • Molly Progar
  • Sara Sinisac
  • Katherine Stark
  • Robin Veninga
  • Caroline Zagielski

Texas French Symposium

Fourth Place

  • Joann Nguyen
  • Cecilia O'Brien
  • Shelby VanHyfte

Fifth Place

  • Sophia Arias

Sixth Place

  • Sarabeth DeBord
  • Robin Veninga
  • Jordan Young

Chinese Proficiency Test

Gold

  • Sarah Jane Hui
  • Callie Elizabeth LaValle
  • Joy Crystal Liu
  • Savannah Lucia Wren

Silver

  • Lauren Mei-Ming Arnott
  • Kalin Fleming
  • Sara Katharine Harmon
  • Grace Olden
  • Richele Refuerzo
  • Elenor Claire Post
  • Leena Tran

Bronze

  • Clare Bacak
  • Aidan McLachlan
  • Brooke Abigail Murray

National Spanish Exam

Gold

  • Sophie Anderson
  • Amalia Arce
  • Katharine Bales
  • Victoria Barbero
  • Jillian Brown
  • Marianne Cano
  • Agustina De Urtubey
  • Anna Fent
  • Madison Goza
  • Elena Graham
  • Olivia Gray
  • Margaret Griffiths
  • Christina Guerra
  • Jingyao Guo
  • Julia Hansen
  • Namisha Kaur
  • Sarah Kerber
  • Jamie Lim
  • Sophia Love
  • Celeste Mannel
  • Charlotte Meenan
  • Olivia Mihalic
  • Lauren Montigue
  • Catherine Moore
  • Chiamaka Osuagwu
  • Marissa Ovenshire
  • Paloma Resendiz
  • Katherine Reynolds
  • Katherine Robb
  • Megan Sickler
  • Emma Smith
  • Kathleen Tschoepe
  • Silvia Vasquez
  • Sarah Visokay
  • Alessia Welch

Silver

  • Aileen Alarcon
  • Lilliana Bolivar
  • Isabelle Bruty
  • Serena Dash
  • Helen Emerson
  • Viviana Esquivel
  • Mala Francis
  • Manahil Gill
  • Kerry Gleim
  • Kaylin Henderson
  • Claire Herzog
  • Abigail Hunt
  • Ruth Keyes
  • Abigail Ladewig
  • Rachel Lane
  • Anna Lavelle
  • Olivia Lee
  • Lexi Lewis
  • Channing Lilley
  • Isabella Lopez
  • Mary McDermott
  • Abigail Mihalic
  • Ann Nealon
  • Madison Neri
  • Grace Ocampo
  • Lia Padian
  • Madeleine Phung
  • Ainsley Pyle
  • Peyton Robertson
  • Zoe Rodriguez
  • Molly Rutledge
  • Leslie Santacruz
  • Olivia Sikes
  • Sonia Stadler
  • Anastasia Stalcup
  • Ella Tomaselli
  • Erin Torres
  • Marcela Toscano
  • Sophia Tran
  • Teresa Valenzuela
  • Grace Van Dinter
  • Marlene Weis
  • Anai Winings
  • Priscilla Wongso
  • Emma Zanatta
  • Isabella Zarmakoupis

Bronze

  • Pamela Arias
  • Peyton Burger
  • Kirsten Burghartz
  • Emily Cardenas
  • Julia Elias
  • Tara Esfahani
  • Sholape Fashemo
  • Amy Garcia
  • Claire Ginther
  • Allison Goebel
  • Elizabeth Gramling
  • Catherine Hammer
  • Jenna Hansen
  • Magdalene Hernandez
  • Samantha Hernandez
  • Lily Hornung
  • Catherine Housson
  • Elizabeth Housson
  • Kelli Hunter
  • Nicole Jones
  • Saahithi Kari
  • Jacqueline Lee
  • Margaret Lynch
  • Katherine Martinez
  • Olivia McKerrow
  • Anneliese Mier
  • Eva Montenegro
  • Marcy Mount
  • Caroline Neal
  • Kate Nolan
  • Adeline O'Connor
  • Maeve Padian
  • Alecia Paul
  • Alexandra Paulett
  • Meredith Payne
  • Olivia Pickoski
  • Isabela Quevedo
  • Abigail Rakowitz
  • Margaret Rickman
  • Macon Rutledge
  • Ria Shaji
  • Montse Spencer
  • Christina Thomas
  • Hannah Timmer
  • Karina Torres
  • Devon Vopni
  • Anvita Wadhwa
  • Mary Walsh
  • Megan Wampner
  • Emma Whitley
  • Hannah Wright
  • Victoria Zaugg

Honorable Mentions

  • Juliana Alvear
  • Lauren Asher
  • Emily Askew
  • Hannah Bajaj
  • Courtney Bell
  • Amanda Benavides
  • Abigail Brantman
  • Cali Brewer
  • Avery Buckland
  • Melissa Carlson
  • Marissa Cash
  • Abigail Claybrook
  • Madeline Colbert
  • Delia-Rose Constantin
  • Katherine Cook
  • Olivia Corrales
  • Madeleine Crew
  • Bella Daniel
  • Alaina Davis
  • Elle De la Garza
  • Whitney Dodson
  • Lily Edwards
  • Jennifer Elias
  • Molly Feighny
  • Emma Fitzgerald
  • Olivia Garner
  • Mei Li Garza
  • Katherine Giebler
  • Emma Grimes
  • Laine Hanson
  • Jessica Harrison
  • Erin Hurlburt
  • Alexis Huynh
  • Hailey Jones
  • Shelby Joslin
  • Courtney Kang
  • Nikki Kanzler
  • Katherine Keelan
  • Chloe Keggen
  • Rachel Kennedy
  • Manahil Khan
  • Christian Knight
  • Ella Kobyluch
  • Isabella Kruse
  • Sarah Lawrence
  • Emmanuelle Le Voyer
  • Lindsey Lehman
  • Emma Lochridge
  • Rebecca Loera
  • Frances Lynch
  • Natalie Marina
  • Mackenzie Marsaw
  • Francesca Massey
  • Isabella Mast
  • Marissa McConnell
  • Caroline McDaniel
  • Catherine Meenan
  • Margaret Melle
  • Laney Miller
  • Maci Mitchell
  • Lily Moayedi
  • Amanda Moreno
  • Sarah Nguyen
  • Elena Orendain
  • Paola ORourke
  • Caroline Pfaffenberger
  • Claire Polak
  • Carolina Ponce
  • Natalia Quevedo
  • Kristy Reynolds
  • Nina Ricci
  • Annabella Ritter-Pleitez
  • Victoria Rivera
  • Olivia Russell
  • Eliana Schell
  • Hadley Scichili
  • Niki Shaaf
  • Sona Srambickal
  • Juliana Stanford
  • Emma Sweeney
  • Tia Taylor
  • Lily Thorson
  • Mary Torpey
  • Karlie Ulloa
  • Bailey Uttich
  • Mary Grace Voirin
  • Justine Walker
  • Ireland Wellshear
  • Hailey Wright