CUMMING, Ga. — West Forsyth High School French students recently participated in the World Language Expo on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Mari Carmona took first place in Poetry Reading for French One, and Kalpana Argarwal took first place in Poetry Reading for French Three.
Both girls memorized a lengthy French poem and then recited it in front of judges. They were judged on pronunciation, intonation, and overall presentation.
Ava Krogman, a Spanish Two student, won second place in the county in the category of Poetry Declamation.
Benjamin Sanders competed and placed second overall in the category of Musical Performance playing his own rendition on his classical guitar to La Bicicleta by the famous Colombian singer Shakira.
The following Spanish Two students also participated and scored in the 85th – 95th percentile in the area of Poetry Declamation: Melody Yavari, Gabriel DeFaria and Melanie Waldrop. All three recited “Es Por…” by Nimia Vicene.
Three Spanish Two students represented West Forsyth High School in the Poster category at the Expo. Larissa Roman, Alyssa Maicon and CJ Ramaker developed their poster around the theme communicate, relate and appreciate.
Students will be receiving their awards at the Expo Awards Ceremony on Dec. 7 at the Forsyth County School Board of Education Office.