Five Stagg High School students won medals in this year's National French Contest.
French 2 - Karina Marquez - bronze medal - 80th percentile
French 3 - Iman Benchehida - bronze medal - 75th percentile
French 3 - Patrycja Gorska - bronze medal - 80th percentile
French 3 - Nora Klein - silver medal - 85th percentile
French 4 - Rani Hassoun - silver medal - 75th percentile
Medals are awarded based on percentiles scored on the contest exam. In addition to the medal winners, four French 2 students were awarded Honorable Mention for their percentiles ranging from 50th to 70th. The contest is known for its difficulty level, offering questions where students are asked to read authentic French materials and listen to native speakers before answering questions. More than 85,000 students from all over the United States participated in the contest.
Patrycja Gorska, Nora Klein, and Iman Benchehida. (not photographed Karina Marquez and Rani Hassoun._