Student recognition

Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Llanto graduates

Shane Michael Llanto graduated in March 2004 from Eastern Washington University with a baccalaureate degree in management information systems. His parents, Tessie and Michael Llanto, are longtime Juneau residents.

Clough on dean's list

Berklee College of Music announces that Megan Clough of Juneau has earned placement on the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2003/2004 academic year. She is the daughter of Lisa Rollin and Mike McKrill and John and Marian Clough.

JDHS language students compete

Every spring, world language students at Juneau-Douglas High School compete on a state level. The competition includes a declamation contest and impromptu speaking.

This year, as always, the students showed a great command of the language and cultural knowledge. They competed on different levels, they got excellent results and they proved one more time how strong, effective and popular our language programs at JDHS are.

In Japanese:

• Japanese 3: Allan Pajarillo took 2nd place in Poetry and 1st in Impromptu.

• Japanese 4: Lindsey Forrest also took 2nd in Poetry and 1st in Impromptu.

In Russian:

• Jenifer Stevenson, level 4, took gold medal. Jenifer placed 3rd in state in levels 4-5.

• Andy Khmelev, category Heritage Learner, won gold medal, and placed 1st in state. Khmelev was selected by judges to represent Alaska at the International Language Competition in Moscow.

• Emily Peyton took silver in level 3, and Valorie Kissel also took silver in level 2.

In French:

• Alice Smoker took 1st place in Poetry level 4 and 3rd in both the Impromptu and the Culture quiz.

• Jeremiah Crockroft, level 1, took 4th in Poetry and Culture.

In Spanish:

• In Spanish Poetry level 2, Anadel Piol took first place at state.

• In Spanish Impromptu Dialogue level 3, Nick Miller and Louisa Bruschi took 2nd place.

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