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Sycamore Chinese Program Students Take Home Top Awards

Students from Sycamore's Global Language Chinese Program took home top awards from the 2018 Ohio K-12 Chinese Essay Contest. 

The Ohio K-12 Chinese Essay Contest is an annual competition for elementary, middle, and high school students from Ohio. During the competition, students compete by either composing an essay written in Chinese characters by hand on a selected topic. The contestants are judged by experienced Chinese language teachers.

Twelve students from Sycamore Junior High and Sycamore High School placed in this year's competition:

First Place winners:high school winners

  • Helen Blunt
  • Stephanie Lunz
  • Hemant Dantam

Second Place winners:

  • Anelise Kim
  • Jake Friedland
  • Regan Boore
  • Sandy Chan
  • Samantha Fernandez
  • Sammy Risma

Third Place winners:junior high winners

  • Grace Deng
  • Nir Kadosh
  • Hayley Solomon

Honorable Mention:

  • Solomon Lumb
  • Nghi Lewis
  • Caitlin Chien
  • Heather Song
  • Jade Stella
  • Yash Singh
  • Lydia Cooke
  • SoEun Cho