Congratulations to several world language students from Kings Park High School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2013 National Spanish Examinations.
Students from Kings Park High School earned a total of 2 gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze medals along with 16 honorable mentions. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 156,000 students participating in 2013.”
Students from Kings Park High School have a long history of high achievement on these exams and were taught by Spanish teachers, Mrs. Mathie, Mrs. Buurma, Mrs. Catalanotto and Mrs. Cisternino.
The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.