Students competed in poetry recitation, singing a French classical/traditional song, singing a French contemporary song, performing a scene from a French language play, or reenacting historical events from France or the Francophone world.
High Tech French students excelled in almost every category and received special recognition: For Poetry Recitation of a French Poem First place winner Fatou Mbaye of Jersey City; Kearny residents Jane Eid (first place winner) and Andrew Tran (second place winner); first place winner Sabrina Peralta of Union City. For Poetry Recitation of an Original Poem: Andrew Tran (first place winner). For Singing a French Classical song: Sabrina Peralta and Esheka Varshney of Hoboken, both first place winners. For Performing a Scene of a French Language Play: Nicky Sanchez of Secaucus and James Espinosa of Harrison, both first place winners. And Most Category Wins: High Tech High School (“Best in Show” award).