Students at Holy Redeemer High School were recognized for their accomplishments in the 2014 National French Contest, administered by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF).  Brianna Scorey earned a third place trophy from the Northeast PA Chapter of the association and a bronze  medal for her tenth place national rank in French III. Derek Hamelin received a first place trophy in French II Division C at the chapter level and a bronze medal for fourth place nationally. A number of other students earned a certificate d’honneur (honorable mention) for their performances on the national and chapter levels.

french awards

Shown are honored students. First row, from left:  Brianna Scorey, Wilkes-Barre; Alia Mazzatosta, Plains; Leann Ho, Wilkes-Barre; Gabriella Soroka, Wilkes-Barre. Second row: Isabelle Updike, Bear Creek;  Maria Khoudary, Dallas; Alexis Davison, Dallas; Isabella Romani, Harding. Third row: Angela Malinovitch, Hanover Twp.; Marley Mullery, Hanover Twp.; Alexia Mazzarella, Pittston.  Fourth row: Lauren Slavoski, Shavertown; Abby Shorts, Wilkes-Barre;  Anthony Khoudary, Dallas; Arielle Djokoto, Wilkes-Barre; Kevin McDonald, Ashley.  Last row: Mrs. Barbara Alfano, faculty. Absent: Matthew Barat, Ben Chappel, Michael Waugh.  Holy Redeemer High School is located in Wilkes-Barre on South Pennsylvania Blvd. and is the largest Catholic high school sponsored by the Diocese of Scranton.