On Monday 14 May, one hundred Year 9 and 10 McKinnon students, pursuing French studies, participated in the French Poetry Competition on their home ground at McKinnon Secondary College. They had all showcased their mastery of French and Poetry recitation and the most impressive performers were invited to participate in the Finals.
This year we had by far the best results in this event:
- Thirty-one students received the highest score of 20/20;
- Thirty-eight students received an EXCELLENT mark 19 -19.5/20;
- Meanwhile the remaining students performed above average by scoring a very good, good and some achieved a satisfactory outcome.
We are delighted to announce that in the 2018 Poetry Competition the following students were awarded the top mark, which is “BRILLANT” as these students attained the highest score of 20 out of 20 (French marking system).
Our finalists will recite their poem again on 29 July 2018 between 9am to 4pm in the premises of Alliance Française at Grey Street, St Kilda. Students will receive a personal invitation with their allocated time.
The following Year 9 and 10 students received the top mark BRILLANT!:
Year 10 students:
Jacob Clough, Madison Dell’Aquila, Harry Fletcher, Ariel Greenberg, Chantelle Hay, Jasmin Hayward, Tayla Kontopoulos, Naomi Kricheli, Imi Nelson, Sakura Nonaka, Megan Prapas, Gizelle Sakr, Clare Wever, Isaac Wilson and Richard Zhang.
Year 9 students:
Catherine Chang, Anoushka Dinesh, Marisha Dinesh, Tia Finn, Julia Giantsos, Sarah Hatigan, Neda Lay, Melissa Liu, Khushi Negi, Adam Pacak, Vanessa Paredes, Alisa Sharkova, Philippa Sharman-Smith, Macy Tofler, Jaime Tyzack and Klaudija Zidonyte.
Congratulations to all finalists et BON COURAGE and BONNE CHANCE in the next round!
Once again, I also sincerely thank their French teachers: Ms.Dickson and Ms.Jimenez for their relentless work and assistance in this poetic endeavour.
Bravo tout le monde!