French, Latin Students Honored For Placements In National Exams

Faculty members from the Language Department presented students with awards from their national exams during Friday’s assembly.

French students at Williston participated in Le Grand Concours, the National French Contest, which was a multiple choice listening and reading test. Students recognized at assembly placed in the 75th percentile or higher.

Latin students, meanwhile, participated in the Junior Classical League’s National Latin Exam.

The students honored were:


Level 1A (French I), bronze—Sebastien Fonseca ’26

Level 2A (French II), bronze—Kat Martini ’26, Sarah Martini ’26, Zola Piekarski ’26

Level 2A (French II), silver—Sepha Schumacher ’26

Level 2A (French II), gold—Devin Berry Brown ’26, Gabe Follone ’26

Level 2A (French II, native speaker), bronze—Elise Edmunds ’28

Level 3A (French II), silver—Nicolas Fonseca ’23

Level 4A (French V, native speaker), silver—Alex Pellerin ’24

Level 5AP (AP French Language), bronze—Durgin Shields ’24

Level 5AP (AP French Language), silver—Jonah Berry Brown ’24

Level 5C (AP French Language, native speaker), bronze—Audree Edmunds ’25

Level 5C (AP French Language, native speaker), gold—Loic Thibault ’24


Introduction to Latin, Maxima Cum Laude, silver—Wakanda Hu ’26, Tianyu Mai ’23

Introduction to Latin, Summa Cum Laude, gold—Brandon Gou ’26

Beginning Level Exam, Magna Cum Laude—Ellis von Schoeler-Ames ’26

Beginning Level Exam, Maxima Cum Laude, silver—Isabel Gargamelli ’25

Intermediate Level Exam, Cum Laude—Pippa Berry ’23, Max Elkin ’25

Intermediate Level Exam, Magna Cum Laude—Stella Gordon ’24

Intermediate Level Exam, Maxima Cum Laude, silver—Isabel Baxter-Paris ’25

Intermediate Level Exam, Summa Cum Laude, gold—Amber Fedor ’24

Advanced Prose Reading Exam, Summa Cum Laude, gold—Jackson Estes ’24