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JULY 2019

National French Contest Winners

Twenty-one Harrison High School students studying in levels French 2 through IB French SL participated in the National French Contest called Le Grand Concours. Le Grand Concours, is a national, annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). Students were evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills in French.  More than 72,000 students in all 50 states competed in the 2019 event. On May 16, students celebrated their achievements at a special breakfast to congratulate their peers who received certificates and medals from AATF.


AATF Medal  Recipients  include: Gold Medal: Joanna Howson (Freshman); Silver Medal: Pedro de Oliveira (Junior), Alyssa Kopczynski (Sophomore), Macarena Hesse (Freshman); Bronze Medal: Mai Bleustein, Victoria Gloria (Freshmen); Honorable Mention: Maria Saes, Hannah Karkout (Sophomores); Julia Ansel, Joshua Feldman, Amelia Rasmussen, and Amira Tammam (Freshmen).