LANGUAGE STUDENTS EARN MEDALS ON NATIONAL TESTS

Middle and upper school language students earned more than fifty awards in national Spanish and French contests this spring. That’s an impressive feat in any language.
LE GRAND CONCOURS
Students of French in all 50 states and abroad take Le Grand Concours, the National French Contest, test each year.
 
Gold medalist:
Level 2
  • Andrei Kolobrodov, freshman.
 
Silver medalists:
Level 5
  • Ana Aravena-Crellin, junior.
  • Isabelle Top, senior.
Level 4
  • Taha Fanaswala, junior.
  • Kristin Tingle, junior.
Level 2
  • Sage Holmes, freshman.
  • Rishi Malay, freshman.
  • Zach Onyszchuk, freshman
  • Jed Scott, freshman
  • Jacqueline Tingle, freshmen.
Level 1
  • Maddie Browning, freshman.
  • Ricky Zhong, sophomore.
 
Bronze Medalists:
Level 5
  • Isabela Piedrahita, senior.
Level 4
  • Emme Stoy, sophomore.
Level 3
  • Emily Lopez, junior.
Level 2
  • Kelly Knief, freshman.
Level 1
  • Clara Ketchell, freshman.
  • Liddy Scurato, freshman.
 
Middle school gold medalists
Level 1
  • Anna Koffler.
  • Isabelle Shachtman.
Level 2
  • Max Parr.
  • Gordon Beal.
Middle school silver medalists
Level 1
  • Sofia Gilchrist.
  • Sophia Gupta.
  • Chad Luetje.
  • Claire Redick.
  • Zora Stack.
  • Kelsie Tucker.
Middle school bronze medalists
  • Neha Panicker.
  • Christopher Ramsey.
 
NATIONAL SPANISH EXAM
Upper level Spanish classes take the National Spanish Examinations, online standardized assessments given in about 4,000 classrooms around the country. The contest recognizes student achievement and stimulates further interest in the teaching and learning of Spanish. Twenty-eight Barstow students received honors.
 
Gold medalists:
Level 5
  • Daniel Ge, junior.
  • Francesca Mauro, senior.
Level 3
  • Jack Hanson, sophomore.
  • Aasim Hawa, sophomore.
 
Silver medalists:
Level 4
  • Kaiti Carpenter, senior.
Level 3
  • Cayden Williams, sophomore.
 
Bronze medalists:
Level 5
  • Ana Aravena-Crellin, junior.
  • Isabela Piedrahita, senior.
  • Kate Walsworth, senior.
Level 3
  • Ajay Guduputi, sophomore.
  • Amanda Munsell, sophomore.
  • Sam Rydberg-Cox, sophomore.
 
Honorable Mention:
Level 5
  • Richard Bray, senior.
  • Megan Nalamachu, senior.
  • Sam Short, junior.
  • Kat Staecker, senior.
  • Kevin Vo, senior.
Level 4
  • Hana Awad, junior.
  • Helene Bérgere, junior.
  • Zeeshan Khalid, junior.
  • Shaunak Lokre, junior
  • Audun Sundeen, senior,
 
Level 3
  • Natasha Bisarya, sophomore.
  • Zöe Brous, junior.
  • Kelsie Jackson, junior.
  • Aiden Jacobs, sophomore.
  • Jonathan Wang, sophomore.
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