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French Students Place in Top 10 in State at National French Contest

Release Date: 4/6/2009 2:06:50 PM

French students from four Carroll County high schools participated in the National French Contest (Grand Concours) held in March at McDaniel College. Students from Century, Francis Scott Key, Westminster, and Winters Mill High Schools attended the event. The World Language Department congratulates all of the students who participated, their teachers who have worked hard with their students, and the staff of McDaniel College for making this event happen. The following students placed in the top ten in the state on their particular level test:
 
Century High School: 
Students: Erin Chinery #1; Nicole Alvarez #2; Margaret Ridgway #2; Ashley Schalick #3; Nicole Pham #3; Amanda Fossett #4; Samantha Atwell #5; Nick Monteil #5; Krystal Crossland #9
Teacher: Charlene Rowe
 
Francis Scott Key High School: 
Students: Edward Blankenship #4; Christopher Frock #7
Teacher: Laurie Whitley 
 
Westminster High School: 
Students: Emily Watcher #1; Kevin Weeks #1; Ximena Quiroz #1; Abby Murphy #2; Hayleigh Syens #3; Samantha Seek #4; Rebecca Charnley #4; Kara Larose #4; Ashley Owens #5; Julie Tervala #5; Nicole Hodiak #6; Melanie DeLara #8; Ashley Murphy #10
Teacher: Denise Diegel
 
Winters Mill High School: 
Students: Emily Breichner #3; Elizabeth Sheehan #3; Anna Eckard #4; Charlotte Morse #4; Jordan Pugh #6; Allison Laufert #7;Grant Robinson #7; Leandra Ruppersberg #7; Teal Koch #8; Jacob Loewner #8; Cameron Crowl #9; Patrick Davis #9; Cori Holt #9; Nick Oland #9; Cristiana Barboza #10; Kaitlyn Shimek #10
Teacher: Kelly Zavandro
 
Many students from Westminster and Winters Mill High Schools started their French studies in middle school with teachers Patricia Kemp at East Middle and Ann Wilmer at West Middle School.

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