Foreign Language Festival Winners Announced

foreignlanguageCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 17, 2007 – Winners have been announced in Southeast Missouri State University’s annual Foreign Language Festival held March 29 on the Southeast campus.

Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Anthropology, students from area schools participated in Spelling Bee and Prose Reading competitions in French, German and Spanish. A scavenger hunt featured clues written in foreign languages.  Non-competitive events included musical performances, skits and art work.  Winners in the competitive events are listed below:

French Spelling Bee Level One:

First:

Melissa Andersen, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Second:

Theresa Kiblinger, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Third:

Blythe Richardson, Poplar Bluff High School   French Spelling Bee Advanced Level:

First:

Andy McIntyre, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Second:

Kanwal Haq, Poplar Bluff High School

Third:

Tyler Craft, Poplar Bluff High School   French Prose Reading Level One:

First:

Niki Cofield, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau   French Prose Reading Advanced Level:

First:

James Thompson, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Second:

Chelsae Cordia, Poplar Bluff High School

Third:

Carrie Davis, Poplar Bluff High School   German Spelling Bee Level One:

First:

Caleb Schaaf, Perryville High School

Second:

Amanda Greer, Perryville High School

Third:

Logan Hennemann, Perryville High School   German Prose Reading Level One:

First:

Jill Frasher, Perryville High School

Second:

Sergey Arkhipov, Perryville High School

Third:

Sarah Greer, Perryville High School   German Prose Reading Advanced Level:

First:

Emily Johnson, Perryville High School

Second:

Alex La Rose, Perryville High School

Third:

Laura Berkbigler, Perryville High School   Spanish Spelling Bee Level One

First:

Kitrina Skaggs, Poplar Bluff High School

Second:

Keith LeGrand, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Third (tie):

Deven Halcomb, Poplar Bluff High SchoolMelissa Sergent, Scott City High School   Spanish Spelling Bee Advanced Level:

First:

Erik Austin, Poplar Bluff High School

Second:

David Westrich, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Third:

Christy Ha, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau   Spanish Prose Reading Level One:

First:

Livia Guarda, Scott City High School

Second:

Jessica Banda, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Third:

Fouzia Oza, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau   Spanish Prose Reading Advanced Level:

First:

Carly Schneider, Notre Dame High School, Cape Girardeau

Second:

Kayli Wibbenmeyer, St. Vincent De Paul High School, Perryville

Third:

Julia Schemel, St. Vincent De Paul High School, Perryville