Holy Redeemer students excel on Spanish exam


Nineteen students at Holy Redeemer High School were recognized recently for their achievement on the National Spanish Exam. The exam is administered by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese and is taken by thousands of students throughout the United States. The exam measures achievement in vocabulary, grammar and interpretive communication. Silver award-winners were Kimberly Aldrich, Brandyn Rivas and Anarose Davidson. Brandon Gebenus won the bronze medal. Fifteen students earned honors on the exam. Award-winners, first row, from left, are Lauren Kozicki, Emily Duris, Abigail Zim, Maria Egidio, Kimberly Aldrich and Makayla Biebel. Second row: Mr. John Barno, Spanish teacher and department chairperson; Jacob Janosky; Olivia Roth; Anarose Davidson; Alesha Pekarovsky; and Marissa Jason. Third row, Mr. Michael Reese, principal; Sean Boland; Brandyn Rivas; Nicholas Pikul; Samantha Yencha; Brandon Gebenus; Cameron Marcinkowski; Meredythe Baird; Mrs. Maureen Janoski, vice principal; and Dr. Richard Barno, Spanish teacher of the award-winners. Absent from the photo was Dana Cichy.