Foxcroft Academy Students Excel taking World Language Exams

May 14, 2019

Recently, our Foxcroft Academy World Language Departments took their national tests in their respective languages.  Congratulations to several world language students from Foxcroft Academy School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2019 National Examinations.

Spanish: Students from Foxcroft Academy earned a total of one gold and one bronze medal along with five students receiving Honors. “Attaining a medal or Honor for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 150,000 students participating in 2019,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams.

L-R: Enrico Ayala, Ethan Curtis, Kearson Sutton, Amir Alizada, & Chloe Hamele. Missing: Quynh Nguyen & Kelli Black

Students from Foxcroft Academy have a long history of high achievement on these exams and were taught by Spanish teacher Ms. Mirna Reyes-Henderson.  

The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6-12 and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

This year the following students received recognition for their performance.  Receiving a Gold Medal, Quynh Nguyen, Bronze, Enrico Ayala, Honors: Kelli Black, Ethan Curtis, Amir Alizada, Chloe Hamele, and Kearson Sutton. Congrats to all!

National Latin Exam Scholars

Latin Scholars L-R: Maddie Taylor, Nic Daneman, Aine Casey, and Lauren Cooper. Missing students: Andrew Marston, Maren O’Connell, & Mimi Cameron

Intro to Latin:

Maddie Taylor: Intro “Magna Cum Laude” Ribbon & Certificate

Aine Casey: Intro “Cum Laude” Certificate

Latin I:

Miriam Cameron: Magna Cum Laude

Maren O’Connell: Magna Cum Laude

Latin III:

Andrew Marston: Maxima Cum Laude (Silver medal)

Lauren Cooper: Maxima Cum Laude (Silver medal)

Nic Daneman: Cum Laude

Honorable Mentions:

Intro to Latin:

Kaylee Durgin

Spencer Ireland

Cheyanne Skomars

Latin I:

Phoung Le Khanh

Chloe Hamele

Anna Morin

Latin III:

Steffi Victoria

Evelyn Marston

Cailin Seavey

Jed Dean

Rebecca Bessey

National French Exam Results

Kate Vu received a Bronze medal for the Level 1E National French Exam (Le grand concours), and first place within the entire Maine Chapter of the AATF organization for the same test.

Sophie Nguyen & Kate Vu

Sophie Nguyen received honorable mention nationally for the Level 1E National French Exam (Le grand concours), and second place within the entire Maine Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) organization for the Level 1E National French Exam.

Khrystofer Downing

Khrystofer Downing received honorable mention nationally for the Level 1E National French Exam (Le grand concours), and third place within the entire Maine Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) organization for the Level 1E National French Exam.