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Students Compete in 6th Alberta Chinese Bridge Competition

Seven students return with seven awards

Fri, 03/24/2017

 
Seven students went to Edmonton to participate in the 6th Alberta Chinese Bridge Competition for University Students on March 11, 2017. All of them won awards. They are:  

Helen Dang – 1st place in Group A

Keo Elizabeth Ohler (CHIN 303) – 1st place in Group B

Tuen Ching Lai (CHIN 207) – 2nd place in Group B

Jordan Weicker (CHIN 403) – 1st place in Group A(s)

Paulina Mattea Huschenbett (CHIN 207) – 2nd place in Group B(s)

Stanislav Levkovski (CHIN 205) – 2nd place in Group B(s)

ZhiYu (Cynthia) Guo – 1st place in Group C(s)

The Chinese Bridge Speech Competition was initiated by Hanban (Office of Chinese Language Council International) and has become an annual event for university students in various districts of the world. The Chinese Bridge Speech Competition in Alberta is open to university students in our province.

This is an exciting and valuable opportunity for students to learn Chinese language and culture and showcase their achievements in Chinese language learning. As Helen Dang, a participant of the competition said, “I am so excited. I went to the competition and had a wonderful experience. Each participant’s speech motivated me learn more about the history, culture, and tradition of China”.

Congratulations to the participants for their outstanding performances! A big thank to all Chinese professors who had helped their students prepare for the competition (Wei Cai, Jie Luo, Shu-ning Sciban, Yu-Kun Yang and Xueqin Wu). Special thanks are due to Professor E-mei Wang, who led the whole group to the competition site and provided additional on-site coaching to ensure the students gave their best performance.    

Helen Dang received the first-place award for Category A.

 

Keo Elizabeth Ohler and Tuen Ching Lai received first- and second-place awards for Category B.

 

Jordan Weicker received the first-place award for Category A(s).

 

         

Paulina Matteal Huschenbett and Stanislav Levkovski both received second-place awards for Category B(s).