Wilbur Cross wins 7 medals at the COLT Poetry Recitation Contest

Wednesday afternoon, April 6, 2016, 12 students from Wilbur Cross competed at the 35th Annual COLT - Poetry Recitation Contest hosted by the Connecticut Council of Language Learners, at East Haven High School, and took a total of (7) seven medals: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze. Wilbur Cross has competed for 35 years and has won 15 championships.
The winners are:

First Place: - Gold Medal
1. Ashley Cardenas in Spanish Language
2. Jennifer Lopez in Spanish Language
3. Melissa Cisija in Modern Greek
Second Place – Silver Medal
1.Sung Shil Johnson in French
2. Leilanie Arce in Spanish Language
Third Place – Bronze Medal
1. Esther Gonzalez in Italian
2. Sabrina Liang in Mandarin Chinese
Over 900 students from 95 Connecticut public and private schools took part in this competition. Congratulations to the World Languages Department and special thanks to Ms. Farfone and Ms. Giannopoulos for organizing a COLT team at Cross and coaching the students.
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