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These Mount Vernon High School students earned certificates of achievement for high scores in the National French Test. First row, from left, Toby Bauman, Zach Campbell, Bryan Fanning and Stephanie Fongheiser. Second row, from left, Andrew Powell, Darcie Riffle and Kendra Vosler. Not pictured: Katy Israel, Hunter Reed and Parker Price.
These Mount Vernon High School students earned certificates of achievement for high scores in the National French Test. First row, from left, Toby Bauman, Zach Campbell, Bryan Fanning and Stephanie Fongheiser. Second row, from left, Andrew Powell, Darcie Riffle and Kendra Vosler. Not pictured: Katy Israel, Hunter Reed and Parker Price. (Photo by Pamela Schehl) View Image

By Mount Vernon News
May 4, 2013 9:26 am EDT

 

MOUNT VERNON — All of the Mount Vernon High School students who participated in the 2013 National French Contest earned state rankings above 50. Several earned certificates of success — Certificat de réussite — for placing in the top 50 percent in the nation.

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The National French Contest, or Le Grand Concours, is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. It is a written test which covers such areas as vocabulary, grammar and cultural sensitivity. Culture questions may include topics such as proper greetings, eating customs, school schedules, healthcare and the French lifestyle in general.

 

 

 

 

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