Students Earn Medals at Chinese Contest


The 9th Annual Midwest Chinese Teachers’ Association Chicagoland Chinese Speech Contest was held at Northside College Prep High School on Saturday, March 11. Students memorized and recited original speeches in Mandarin Chinese and were judged on fluency, content, delivery and pronunciation:


Results:  Niles West senior Philip Rapoport received a bronze medal in 4th-year category. Niles West junior Sara Toma (junior at West) received a bronze medal in 3rd-year category. Niles North freshman Julia Roman received a gold medal in 1st-year category. Niles West sophomore Jessica Jelke received an honorable mention in 2nd-year category.


The students are taught by teachers Yan Qian, Limin Dove, and Wileen Hsing.