Lincoln-Sudbury Students Earn National Honor
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a release from lspo.org.)
Congratulations to the 134 students of Spanish at Lincoln-Sudbury who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2012 National Spanish Examinations.
These students earned a total of 11 gold, 38 silver and 40 bronze medals along with 45 honorable mentions.
"Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious," said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, "because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with 143,641 students participating in 2012."
The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades six through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Students from Lincoln-Sudbury have a long history of high achievement on these exams. This year a number of students achieved scores in the top percentile and the following students earned medals:
LEVEL 2 Gold: Stephanie Chin Kathryn Flanagan Emily Thomas; Silver: Peyton Alie Ansley Baker Samantha Block Matthew Bowler Justin Brown Grace Caltabiano Rick Gangopadhyay Adelle Goetemann Caroline Kessler Fahim Mahmud Ellie Matos Tara Mehta Sydney Miller Ryan Nevils Julia Ottenberg Christina Picornell Samuel Robiner Alexandra Stahr Mark Tentarelli; Bronze: Leah Kanzer Samantha Katcher William Davenport Erin Durning Carly Eiduson Maggie Flaherty Christina Flavin Aaron George Mariana Golden Emily Hong Kristin Kimble Emily Kloft Julia Laferrera
LEVEL 3 Gold: Lucy Alexander Bryn Miller Ana Silva Ivy Zhang; Silver: Tim Antonellis Marianna Athanassiou Michael Bader Ian Baize Erin Cromwell Fiora Elbers-Tibbitts Emily Liang Ashley Liu Amy Stoddard Jeremy Vale; Bronze: Jen Ayer Molly Bankuti Elena Busch Dan Canella Sam Casey Amanda Fasciano Jamie Fuhrman Ruiyi Gao Eliza Guild Consuelo Hylton Norma Hylton Harry Koumjian Brandon Marrow MaryJo Samojla Zachary Semple Ben Wittenberg
LEVEL 4 Gold: Margaret Klureza Natalie Howard; Silver: Drew Blazewicz Caitlin Chin Callery Flanagan Rose Eiduson Bryan Richman Stephen Stahr Leonora Telford Julia Thomas Alexander Yamron; Bronze: Thomas Bazerghi Jeremy Cohen Maia Dinsmore Daniela Hargus Logan Hicks Krystal Kallarackal Jessica Newman Matt Shelley Grace Tam Rachel Wein
LEVEL 5 Gold: Meredith Derecho Jessica Hardwick; Bronze: Raphael Fabisiewicz.