Snapshots: High School French Essay Contest

| April 15, 2013

High school students selected by their French teachers participated in Webster’s annual French essay contest.

The Gorlok miniatures the student were given inspired many French essays.

Webster University welcomed 51 high school students from 14 Missouri schools to the East Academic Building for Webster’s annual French essay contest on Saturday, April 13. The students were selected by their respective French teachers to attend and participate in this event.

The winners will receive a prize at a ceremony that will take place at the Alliance Française de St. Louis school.

Lionel Cuillé, the Jane and Bruce Robert Endowed Professor in French and Francophone Studies, introduced Webster University’s Centre Francophone, which promotes French and Francophone culture at Webster University and in St. Louis, to the students. He also spoke about the importance of learning foreign languages to better become a global citizen.

The winners of the French essay contest will receive a prize at a ceremony that will take place at the Alliance Française de St. Louis school.

 

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