We are thrilled to announce that our students did a stellar job at the 10th Florida International Chinese Speech and Skit Contest including a 1st Place finish by first grader, Liliana Barberena.
This annual event is co-organized by Asian Studies Program and Department of Modern Languages at FIU, Confucius Institute at MDC, Chinese Language Teachers Association and the Chinese Club at FIU. Approximately 200 students from elementary, middle, high schools and college compete from 25 different schools in the tri-county area.
A full list of award winners is below.
This highly anticipated event highlights the hard work of students and teachers. Congratulations to all of the winners and Mandarin team teachers.
Speech Level I
1st Place: Liliana Barberena, Ice-Skating
- Marcus Marrecau, My Dream Pet
- McKayla Pesaturo, My Dad and I
- Zoe Ruggiero, My Baby Puppy
- Bianca Beryl, Summer Trip
- Vidhya Gupta, My Family
- Mattais Rabbini, Me and Soccer
- Layla Guiteau, Summer in Canada
- Zoe Rosen, My Family
Speech Level II
2nd Place: Ian Davidson, My Little Brother
3rd Place: Aryanah Ahmad, My Best Friend
3rd Place: Samuel Hung, I Love Fencing
Skit Level I
- Avah MacDonald, Aryanah Ahmad, A Day in the School
- Julianne Spinola, Robin Spinola, I am the Big Sister
Skit Level II
Damon Desrochers, Luigi Meneghello, Grant Fawcett, Where is Mr. Ding
Ms. Mei-Ju Chen & Ms. ChuChuan Chiu