An impressive 75 Waring students were awarded national laureates from the 2018 Le Grand Concours. Waring francophiles received 1 platinum, 22 gold, 36 silver, and 16 bronze medals for scoring well on the national French contest.
Junior Paul Taylor’s perfect score was the first ever platinum medal for Waring.
In total, 158 Waring students joined more than 85,000 middle and high school students across the United States who participated in the contest that tested oral comprehension, reading, and grammar knowledge.
Platinum medal recipient (Perfect score!)
Level 4C: Paul Taylor*
Gold medal recipients (95th percentile)
FLES (6th grade): Brendan Baxter
Level 01A: Amelia Wyler, Ellis Denby, Julie Durning
Level 1B: Beatrix Karambis, Cole Cunningham, Georgia Nourse, Gyani Wasp
Level 2A: Cecelia Russell, Griffin Wells, Jack Martin, Mattie Knowles, Sparhawk Mulder
Level 3A: Gareth Buhl, Luna Schiller, Phoebe Holz, Swara Douglas
Level 4A: Alice Sullivan, Grace Symes, Sasha Malley,
Level 5A: Sascha Denby, Sophia Béreaud
Level 4C: Chloé Hupin*
Silver medal recipients (85th or 90th percentile)
Level 01A: : Alma Power, Ananda Corum, Bella Fedele, Chris Douglas, Olga Langman, Owen Cooper, Rowan Mulder
Level 1B : Annabelle Palumbo, Cordelia Rozmiarek, Rebecca Dinsmore, Sophia Boyd
Level 2A / B: Jamie Gabbay, Anand Fedele, Arianne Horan, Benjamin Weedon, Clara Corcoran, Ella Bernard, Henry Younger, Ilaria Bardini, Luca Barendsen-Rossi, Lumière Kazadi, Maia Buxbaum, Owen Denby, Tucker Smith, Ursula Siegfried, Will Stomberg
Level 3A: Arden Collis-Puro, Betta Tham, Madeleine Jutras
Level 4A: Eli Biletch, Jackson Tham, Lily Wildrick, Richard Stuart, Sarah Malboeuf
Level 5C: Parvin Tshibambe*
Bronze medal recipients (75th or 80th percentile)
Level 01A: Andrew Glass, Ari Brzezinski, Collin Keegan, Gabe Dowd, Jordie Cornfield, Kellen Martin, Peter Hanna
Level 1B: Brad Lyman
Level 2 B: Austin Dowd
Level 3A: Clara Wang, Sophia Palumbo, Henry Symes
Level 4A: Ilana Frost, Madeline Boyd, Sarah Bradshaw, Carly Comparato.
*Recipients for the category with more exposure to French