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 1,300 regional high school students to vie for SRU language awards 

 

SPOTLIGHT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 5, 2007

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199

 karl.schwab@sru.edu

 

1,300 regional high school students to vie for language awards at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Almost 1,300 high school world language students from 41 regional high schools will visit the Slippery Rock University campus Feb. 20 for the department of modern languages and cultures' annual "World Languages Competition."

The competition, which offers both individual and school prizes in several levels of Spanish, French, German and Latin, will run 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In addition to the competition, the daylong event will feature 30-minute sessions introducing Korean, Japanese, Italian and other languages to students and their teachers. SRU international students will answer questions about teenage life in their home country, and a teaching methodology workshop will be offered high school language teachers attending.

Deb Cohen, professor of modern languages and cultures, organized the program. For further information call 724-738-2617.

SRU offers courses in Spanish, French, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

 

Editor's Note: Participating schools include

schools


Allderdice

Avella

Beaver

Bentworth

Center

Chartiers-Houston

City Charter

Clarion

Cochranton

Conneaut Lake

Conneaut Valley

Fairview

Fox Chapel

Gateway

Hickory

Kennedy Catholic


Keystone Oaks

Kittanning

Lakeview Christian Academy

Lincoln

Linesville

Mars

Mercyhurst

Mohawk

Moniteau

Moon

Mt. Lebanon

Neshannock

North Hills

Northgate

NW PA Collegiate Academy


Our Lady of Sacred Heart

Pine Richland

Redbank

Riverside

Rocky Grove

Schenley

Shenango

Slippery Rock

Union City

West Miff  

 

 

 

 

 

 



Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

 

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