West Scranton Students Score High in the National Spanish Exam
More than 40 students of Spanish at West Scranton High School participated in the 2016 National Spanish Exam. 35 of those students were awarded medals, recognizing them nationally for their outstanding performance on the exam. Students from West Scranton earned a total of 6 silver and 5 bronze medals, along with 24 scholar medals marking honorable performance.
The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.
Pictured are the highest exam scorers from West Scranton High School:
|2016 Silver Medalists:
|2016 Bronze Medalists:
|2016 Honors Medals:
Patrick O’Malley Ariana Pacheco Jessica Palauskas
Row 1 (L to R): Maddie Emick, Angelina Wheeler, Sam Goncalves, Chauncey Landers, Zach Niemiec, Adam Mehall, and Alexandra Kerecman
Row 2 (L to R): Joe Rutkowski, Blake Carlton, Olivia Viscomi, Nori Zaccheo, Callie O’Brien, Gabi Pagnotti, Julia Montevechi, and Michael Waltman
Row 3 (L to R): Nevaeh Ross, Emily Rose, Caroline Kudrich, Kylee Camacho, Emilie Baum and John Bugiada
Row 4 (L to R): Emma Egan, Jessica Palauskas, Jayla Rodriguez, Josh Thomas, Sam Hiller, Sarah Myers, Talila Turner-Boyd, and Liz Pfohl
Back row (L to R): Gavin Elliott, Enzo Cicco, Jose Fonseco, Patrick O’Malley, Seth Reese, and Sonya Castillo
Absent from photo: Joe Bruno, Rachel Kranick, Noah Molina, and Ariana Pacheco