Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade Spanish students for their excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examinations. Spanish teachers, Peter Dorrien Traisci and Maria Takacs, take pride in the fact that students from The Pennfield School have a long history of high achievement on these exams, and this year is no different.
Clara Dellenbaugh received the top score among 7th grade students in Rhode Island. Additionally, Pennfield students earned a total of two gold and six bronze medals along with twelve 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 150,000 students participating in 2018.”