Long Beach HS Students Earn Top Scores on French Exam

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Four Long Beach High School students achieved extraordinarily high scores on the National French Contest (le Grand Concours), administered by the American Association of Teachers of French. Approximately 74,000 students across the country participated in this competition, and the Long Beach students attained impressive rankings including two within the top 15 for their respective levels. 

Freshman Caroline Roser-Dialma won a Gold award and placed fifth in Nassau County and ninth nationally. Senior Jason Churchfield received a Bronze award and placed seventh in Nassau County and 15th nationally. They were both presented with medals to signify this great success. Sophomore Kelly Brolley-Monahan and junior Thomas Walsh each received a "mention d'honneur." Thomas placed 17th in Nassau County and 24th nationally, while Kelly ranked 27th in Nassau County and 31st nationally.