University Announces Foreign Language Festival Winners


gounds semoCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 7, 2011 — Winners have been announced in Southeast Missouri State University’s annual Foreign Language Festival, sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Anthropology. The event was held March 31 on the Southeast Campus.

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 speakers, musical performances, skits, and recitations.

An awards ceremony was held at the end of the day in the University Center Ballroom.

French Spelling Bee Level One   Third Place  Kearsten Collins, Jackson High School Second Place  Carlie Cattron, Jackson High School First Place  Esther Ray, Poplar Bluff High School French Spelling Bee Advanced Level   Third Place  Brooke Grubb, Jackson High School Second Place   Brandy Guinter, Cape Central High School First Place

Kristen Meyer, Ste. Genevieve High School

French Prose Reading Level One   Third Place    Josh Biel, Sikeston High School Second Place   Caitlyn Bess, Jackson High School First Place  Kelsey Luster, Notre Dame Regional High School  French Prose Reading Advanced Level   Third Place  Danielle Minehart, Poplar Bluff High School  Second Place  Scarlet Goodin, Notre Dame Regional High School First Place  Sneha Sunil, Cape Central High School  German Spelling Bee Level One   Third Place  Alanna Schultz, Ste. Genevieve High School Second Place  Sam Sultzer, Ste. Genevieve High School  First Place   Jasmine Kuehn, Ste. Genevieve High School  German Spelling Bee Advanced Level   Third Place  Isabelle Criddle, Cape Central High School Second Place  Natalie Diesel, Ste. Genevieve High School First Place  Nick Schwent, Ste. Genevieve High School       German Prose Reading Level One   Third Place   Taylor Bequette, Ste. Genevieve High School Second Place  Jordan Lurk, Ste. Genevieve High School First Place  Nathan Lutes, Cape Central High School   German Prose Reading Advanced Level   Third Place   Ethan White, Ste. Genevieve High School Second Place 

Sarah Thornsberry, Cape Central High School

First Place   Roy Ceighton, Cape Central High School       Spanish Spelling Bee Level One   Third Place  Riley Huber, Saxony Lutheran High School Second Place  Nocona Sanders, Poplar Bluff High School First Place   Lauren Barr, Saxony Lutheran High School

Spanish Spelling Bee Advanced Level   Third Place   Lizzie Nussbaum, Cape Central High School  Second Place   Noor Wadi, Cape Central High School First Place   Jaime Young, Jackson High School

Spanish Prose Reading Level One   Third Place   Emily Crescitelli, Poplar Bluff High School Second Place   Nathan Fridley, Jackson High School First Place  Abby Ritter, Notre Dame Regional High School  Spanish Prose Reading Advanced Level   Third Place  Caleb Newcomer, Jackson High School Second Place  Rachel Hoffman, Cape Central Junior High School First Place  Lauren Kemper, Ste. Genevieve High School