.

National Spanish Exam Award Winner from Haverford High School

Pictured: Spanish Exam Winner, Nicholas Shaffer, won a third place scholarship for his performance on the 2013 exam as a Senior at Haverford High School.
Pictured: Spanish Exam Winner, Nicholas Shaffer, won a third place scholarship for his performance on the 2013 exam as a Senior at Haverford High School.

HAVERTOWN – National Spanish Examinations has announced that Nicholas Shaffer, a 2013 graduate of Haverford High School was a national award winner on the 2013 National Spanish Examination.  Shaffer, a freshman at Temple University, was a 3rd place recipient of the 2013 Senior Scholarship and received $500. Haverford High School Spanish teacher, Sharon Reed, taught Shaffer.

Students become eligible for the scholarship by scoring in either the gold, silver, or bronze categories on the National Spanish Examinations. Students must then submit an application form along with a sample of their Spanish language writing and speaking.  A committee evaluates their written and oral proficiencies.

Students from Haverford High School have a long history of high achievement on these exams. 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.

This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »