Whitefield students shine at National Spanish Examinations
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School
Posted: 5/10/2019

Congratulations to the Whitefield Academy students who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2019 National Spanish Exams. The students earned a total of five silver medals and seven bronze medals, along with 14 honorable mentions. Whitefield Academy students have a long history of high achievement on these exams and are taught by Spanish teachers, Señora Curling, Señorita Hester, and Señor Lezcano.

2019 National Spanish Exam Winners
Categories: Regular, Outside Experience, and Bilingual

Silver Medals
Level 3 / Regular: Anna Cochran and Lexi Kantor
Level 3 / Bilingual: Miguel Besonias
Level 4 / Outside Experience: Mathew Hogan
Level 5 / Regular: Madison Sutherland

Bronze Medals
Level 3 / Regular: Anna Ayalew, Lindsey Fry, Scott Hellier, Bryan Holsinger, Hannah Stevens, and Chase Watson
Level 3 / Bilingual: Juan Henao  

Honorable Mentions
Level 3 / Regular: Kristen Barnes, Brooke Bergeron, Haley Burgess, Kaylee Burnett, Isabelle Jordan, Connor Ladd, and Kara Martin
Level 3 / Outside Experience: Nicholas Jacobson
Level 4 / Regular: Anna Bracher, Maddie King, Grayson Nour, and Everett Sinclair
Level 4 / Outside Experience: Mariana Hough
Level 5 / Regular: Patrick Hepner 

The National Spanish Examinations are online, standardized assessment tools for grades 6-12, given voluntarily by more than 4,000 teachers throughout the United States to measure proficiency and achievement of students who are studying Spanish as a second language. The National Spanish Examinations are the largest of their kind in the United States with more than 146,000 students participating in 2019.