Friday, 19 April 2013 00:00
North High School junior Katherine Cortez has won the 2013 Junior Travel Award for her achievement on the National Spanish Examination and her excellent skills in Spanish. She is one of 12 students to receive this award.
In addition to achieving a high score on the national exam, Katherine was required to submit samples of her written and oral work in Spanish to a selection committee appointed by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. In July, she will travel to Costa Rica with the other winners.
Katherine’s Spanish teacher is Lilian Krowne.