Second Annual Mandarin Speech Contest at Gavilan Peak

Tuesday 2.26.2013 @ 8:21pm | ImagesAZ | Community


Gavilan Peak’s Mandarin Partial Immersion Program held their Second Annual Mandarin Speech Contest January 31. Thirty-five finalists from grades K-3 participated in the three-hour event in the Gavilan Peak School library.


This highly anticipated event drew a crowd of proud parents, cheering students and school staff. Each grade level was awarded first, second and third place medals along with certificates. In addition, all contest finalists were awarded participant medals and certificates for their achievement.


KinderChoice Awards: Logan Glisson, first place; Christian Kennedy, second place; and Jaden Hawley, third place. Participant awards went to Alexander Ortiz and Isabel Powers.


First Grade Awards: Nicholas Tsau, first place; Avery Kim, Sage Sollars and Cayle Zic, second place; and Caden Craig and Sawyer Todd, third place. Participant awards went to Maia Milnor, Jenna Mathern, Cameron Wilcox and Ryan Suttell.


Second Grade Awards: Carly Martinez, first place; Delaney Parker and Lea Jones; Ruby Carter, Chase Ruvolo, and Cassidy Schumacher, third place. Participant awards were earned by Elias Ciudad, Carson Gates, Elia Horine and Nicholas Reynolds.


Third Grade Awards: Jaden Ho, first place; Elise Decoufle and Matthew Ortiz, second place; Cougar Carlin, Sanah Khan and Abby Maxwell-Todd, third place. Participant awards went to Mason Edmund, Wyatt Lindsay, Eyan Martucci and Ryan Tsau.


Congratulations, Gavilan Peak staff and students!