(North Bergen, NJ—March, 2016) Students from Level I and II French at High Tech took part in Le Grand Concours (the National French Contest), an annual exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.
Students of French (grades 1-12) from all across the United States and abroad take a written test, competing against peers with similar educational backgrounds for prizes. Teachers of French select certain students in their classes to take Le Grand Concours.
This year, the following students earned Médaille d’argent (Silver Medal): Andrew Tran of Kearny (French I), Mously Lo of Jersey City (French II) and North Bergen residents Erica De Lacerda (French II) and Kiara Espinosa (French III).
The following students earned Médaille de bronze (Bronze Medal): Harrison resident Joseph Barbosa (French I) and Galen Shi of Kearny (French II).
The following earned Certificate d’Honneur(Honorable Mention): Bayonne residents Amanda Chang and Sophia Velasquez (both French III); Vibha Chauhan (French III) of Jersey City; Harrison resident Jillian Doyle (French I); Bar Yifrakh of Hoboken (French II); Kearny resident Sylvia Goldfond (French I); Diana Concepcion (French I), Janine Garcia (French I), and Michelle Majano (French III) of North Bergen; and West New York resident Tatyana Maslov (French I).