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French Students Win First Place at State Competition

This past weekend, 26 Middle School and Upper School French students participated in the annual French State competition CONGRÈS and won 1st place in the state of Florida (division 2A)! 46 schools participated in this exciting event, with a wide variety of exercises such as poem recitation, impromptu speeches, reading comprehension, skits and plays, French Jeopardy, albums and projects. We celebrated our victory with a banquet followed by a dance, and students came home happy with trophies and ribbons galore!


LECTURE (Reading Comprehension)
LEVEL 1 - Lexi Good: Excellent, Frank Kogan: Excellent
LEVEL 2 - Carolina Jorro: Excellent
LEVEL 3 - Sammy Miller: Bon, Robby Witten: Excellent
LEVEL 4 - Caleigh Griffin: Bon, Nikki Feenstra: Excellent
LEVEL 5 - Jackson DeBord: Excellent, William Langdon: Excellent (Francophone Category)

SAYNÈTE (French Skit)
Frank Kogan, Emma Davey & Isabella Feld: Excellent

Alexandra Grossman, Jackson DeBord, Caleigh Griffin, Sara Brodsky & Nikki Feenstra: Excellent

DÉCLAMATION (Poem Recitation)
LEVEL 1 - Reese Buholtz: Bon, Isabella Feld: Supérieur
LEVEL 2 - Sabrina Salazar: Excellent, Harper Wilcox: Excellent
LEVEL 3 - Will Driscoll: Excellent
LEVEL 4 - Connor MacInnis: Supérieur avec Prix du jury (Best in Show), Colt Holler: Supérieur
LEVEL 5 - Jared Christopher: Supérieur, Sara Brodsky: Supérieur

DISCOURS (Impromptu Speech)
LEVEL 1 - Emma Davey: Bon
LEVEL 2 - Ella Saffran: Bon
LEVEL 4 - Alex Spallone: Supérieur (Francophone Category)
LEVEL 5 - Summer Heidish: Supérieur avec Prix du Jury (Best in Show)

ALBUM (Scrapbook of our French Program)
Nikki Feenstra: Excellent

CASSE-TÊTE (French Jeopardy)
STATE WINNER (Jared Christopher, Summer Heidish, Jackson DeBord)

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