In February and March of this year, approximately 79,000 students nationwide took the National French Exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.
A small group of eighth-graders from Clark-Shaw Magnet School of Mathematics, Science and Technology who are taking French I Honors for high school credit took the exam and 13 of them made national ranking.
These rankings make Clark-Shaw Magnet competitive with the best schools in the nation.
Aisya Mooney ranked No. 4 in the nation.
Charles Fesler, Claudia Nguyen, and Lequinn Pettway tied for a No. 5 ranking in the nation.
Zachary Stutsman, Chloe Hunt, Zach Nameniuk and Indya Mooney tied for a No. 6 national ranking
Nasra Jallad ranked No. 7 in the nation.
Rafael Hernandez-Vega ranked No. 8 in the nation.
Cheyenne McRee, Sarah Studler, and Harshini Kanaan all tied for a No. 10 national ranking.
All 13 of these students, along with Harrison Poole, ranked within the top 10 in the state of Alabama. Congratulations to these students and to their teacher, Sondra Maniatis.
First row: Zach Nameniuk and Harshini Kanaan
Second row: Claudia Nguyen ,Nasra Jallad, Lequinn Pettway, Indya Mooney, Charles Fesler
Third row: Rafael Hernandez-Vega, Zach Stutsman, Aisya Mooney, Cheyenne McRee, Chloe Hunt