CSISD students earn awards at annual French Symposium

A total 756 students from 36 high schools competed at the event.  In addition to the second place overall finish for Consol, Selena Li (AMCHS) placed third Olivia Conway (AMCHS) placed tenth in the individual overall competition.


Students begin by taking a two hour test of grammar, vocabulary, listening skills and cultural knowledge. This is followed up by a full day of speaking, musical and cultural events. Students must advance from preliminary to semifinal rounds, and then to the finals in order to place in the top six of each event.


The results are as follows:

 

Group Events

 

  • AMCHS Instrumental Group (2nd place) - Evie Miller, Robin Erikson, Bill Wang, Selena Li, Olivia Conway, Arantza Santos, and Clara Tremblay
  • AMCHS Vocal Group (6th place) - Liam Abney, Mia Maness, Amanda Rasmussen, Tanya Nguyen and Eren Akleman
  • AMCHS Beginning Drama Group (2nd place) - Sam Lightfoot, Robin Erikson, Clara Tremblay, Eren Akleman, Amanda Rasmussen, Kelsey Saxe and Giovanna Fazzino
  • AMCHS Advanced Drama Group (6th place) - Logan Parker, Caleb Kitchen, Cassie He, Michelle Pappoe, Selena Li, Olivia Conway, Irma Castro, Hans Sapo

 

Individual Events

 

Level Experienced

  • Gabrielle Djomo, AMCHS: 2nd place Drama Solo, 2nd place Listening Test, 3rd place Civilization Test, 4th place Guided Speaking, 6th place Prose, 6th place Vocabulary Test
  • Logan Parker, AMCHS: 1st place Comic Strip, 5th place Guided Speaking
  • Hans Sapo, AMCHS:  1st place Comic Strip, 3rd place Drama Solo, 4th place Poetry
  • Moumouni Traore, AMCHS:  5th place Vocabulary Test

Level 5/6

  • Cassie He, AMCHS: 3rd place Listening Test, 4th place Civilization Test, 4th place Comic Strip, 5th place Drama Solo, 5th place Vocabulary Test, 6th place Spelling

Level 4

  • Kendall Hopcus, AMCHS: 1st place Drama Solo
  • Maddie Huff, AMCHS: 4th place Prose, 5th place Spelling, 5th place Comic Strip
  • Emily Li, AMCHS: 1st place Mixed Media, 5th place Comic Strip
  • GC Lingan, CSHS: 1st - Guided Speaking; 1st - Prose;  2nd- Dictée   3rd - Sight Reading, 4th  - Vocabulary,   6th - Listening

Level 3

  • Hashim Balawi, CSHS: 4th - Prose.
  • Luke Batteas, CSHS: 6th - Dictée
  • Irma Castro AMCHS: 4th place Guided Speaking
  • Olivia Conway AMCHS: 2nd place Civilization Test, 4th place Spelling, 3rd place Drama Solo, 2nd place Sight Reading, 3rd place Vocabulary Test
  • Selena Li, AMCHS: 1st place Painting Acrylic/Oil, 2nd place Civilization Test, 2nd place Grammar Test, 3rd place Guided Speaking, 3rd place Listening Test, 3rd place Poetry, 3rd place Vocabulary Test, 4th place Piano Solo, 5th place Sight Reading

Level 2

  • Eren Akleman AMCHS: 1st place Poetry, 3rd place 3D Project
  • Sniya Chirayath, CSHS: 6th - Grammar; 6th place – Sight Reading   
  • JC Diego AMCHS: 6th place Listening Test
  • Ashley Downs, CSHS: 2nd - Sight Reading;  4th - Dictée
  • Giovanna Fazzino AMCHS: 5th place Guided Speaking
  • Lauren Fix AMCHS: 3rd place Drama Solo
  • Savy Dixit AMCHS: 1st place Pastel/Colored Pencil, 5th place Civilization Test
  • Mia Maness AMCHS: 3rd place Spelling, 5th place Grammar Test
  • Amanda Rasmussen AMCHS: 5th place Civilization Test, 5th place Grammar Test, 5th place Prose
  • Jillian Skaggs, CSHS: 5th - Grammar; 6th – Civilization; 6th – Drama Solo                                                              
  • Phyllis Yang, CSHS: 5th - Civilization

Level 1

  • Keila Avendano AMCHS: 6th place Listening Test
  • Camille Chiu, CSHS: 4th - Vocabulary
  • Robin Erikson AMCHS: 3rd place Civilization Test, 6th place Listening Test, 6th place Watercolor, 6th place Comic Strip
  • Jenna Kim AMCHS: 2nd place Guided Speaking, 3rd place Spelling, 5th place Civilization Test, 6th place Listening Test
  • Rachel Lee, CSHS: 6th – Listening
  • Sam Lightfoot AMCHS: 2nd place Prose
  • Evie Miller AMCHS: 5th place Civilization Test, 6th place Guided Speaking
  • Tanya Nguyen AMCHS: 2nd place Drama Solo, 5th place Prose
  • Abdoulaye Niang AMCHS: 2nd place Sight Reading, 2nd place Civilization Test
  • Sarah Olson, CSHS: 4th - Prose; 5th - Grammar;  5th - Vocabulary;  5th - Bande Dessinée
  • Danielle Payne, CSHS: 5th - Bande Dessinée;  5th - Piano Solo;  6th - Listening
  • Clara Tremblay AMCHS: 1st place Prose, 3rd place Sight Reading, 5th place Civilization Test, 5th place Listening Test

High School French teachers and coaches are Maria Houchins (AMCHS) and Susan Baillie (CSHS).


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