Excellent Showing at Le Grand Concours

World Language Chairperson Colleen Grady standing left, and French Language teacher Dr. Marie-Geralde Eikenaar-Klang, congratulate their awards winners.  Missing from photo is Brenda Mendez and Tyler Malone.
World Language Chairperson Colleen Grady standing left, and French Language teacher Dr. Marie-Geralde Eikenaar-Klang, congratulate their awards winners. Missing from photo is Brenda Mendez and Tyler Malone.

Walt Whitman’s French Students recently competed in 2015 Le Grand Concours and once again did a great job at this annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Students of French in all 50 states and abroad take a written test and compete against students with similar educational background for prizes. Walt Whitman High School had an excellent showing with the following students making it among the top 20 nationally and among top 10 in the Suffolk Chapter.

LEVEL 2A -

Gold Medal:

Stacey Auguste - National Rank 5, Suffolk Rank 1

Brenda Mendez – National Rank 6, Suffolk Rank 2

Silver Medal:

Elmer Vilorio – National Rank 12, Suffolk Rank 7

Bronze Medal:

Tyler Malone – National Rank 14, Suffolk Rank 9

Nadia Lubrano – National Rank 14, Suffolk Rank 9

Aamash Mussa – National Rank 14, Suffolk Rank 9

LEVEL 3A -

Gold Medal:

Esteban Lopez – National Rank 6, Suffolk Rank 1

Bronze Medals:

Neyda Diaz-Vilorio – National Rank 17, Suffolk Rank 9

Christina Bogdani – National Rank 18, Suffolk Rank 10

LEVEL 4:

Gold Medal:

Ophelia Banatte-Schuster – National Rank 8, Suffolk Rank 1

Silver Medal:

Gabrielle Ramirez – National Rank 12, Suffolk Rank 3

Bronze Medal:

Rose Pedretti – National Rank 18, Suffolk Rank 8

Congratulations to all the students who participated. 

We are all so proud of you!