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Three dozen Norfolk Academy students received honors recently for their performances on the 2020 National Spanish Examinations.

Administered annually by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, the exams are online, standardized assessment tools for students in grades 6 through 12 who are studying Spanish as a second language. This year, almost 82,000 students took the exam.

Results are typically released in the spring but were delayed this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are Norfolk Academy's award winners:  

Spanish 1, Silver Medal 

Mitchell Moore '23
Henry Allgeier '23 

Spanish 1, Bronze Medal 

Vignesh Akkina '23 
Antonia Baudoin '23
Kaleb Doyle '23
Jennifer Yuan '23 

Spanish 2, Gold Medal  

Mariana Duarte '22

Spanish 2, Silver Medal 

Jessie Tignor '21
Veronica Verdi '22  
Luke Iacobucci '23
Fred Ward '23
Will Ward '23
Lily Mersel '22

Spanish 2, Bronze Medal 

Abby Fernandez '22 
Selden Fiveash '22 
Caitlyn Lloyd '22
Jack Copeland '24 
Sydnie Simon '22 

Spanish 3, Gold Medal 

Sidney Jordan '21
Christopher Asuncion '21  

Spanish 3, Silver Medal 

Maddie Brooks '21
Caitlin Johnson '21
Leila Jamali '21  
Mac Moore '21
Blake Brown '21
Ella Deans '21
Jesse Fine '23
Grayson Fiveash '21
Sienna Frederic '23
Alexandra Kerr '21
Reed Miller '21
John Paschold '22 

Spanish 3, Bronze Medal

Corey Brooks '22

Spanish 4, Silver Medal

Annabelle Dyer '23
Bella Burr '23

Spanish 4, Bronze Medal

Quinn Carroll '23

Congratulations to all!

Overall, Academy students earned more than 200 national awards this year in foreign languages. Please see our winners in Latin, German, and French.




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