2014 Chinese Language Competitions

Success in Chinese Language Competitions
On 31 May 2014, our students competed in the 2014 Queensland Chinese Speaking Competition and the 7th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for International Secondary School Students, jointly organised by the Confucius Institute Queensland (QUT) and Chinese Language Teachers’ Association Queensland. More than 200 students from 41 schools across Queensland, including schools from Cairns, Townsville and Hervey Bay, took part in these competitions. Our students have once again represented the Academy well and achieved the following results:

2014 Queensland Chinese Speaking Competition
Background Speakers Year 9 and 10 Category
• 3rd Prize – Lina Lai (Year 10)
• Merit Prize – Jessica Ren (Year 10)

Background Speakers Year 11 and 12 Category
• 1st Prize – Jackson Huang (Year 12)
• 2nd Prize – Emily Sun (Year 11)
• 3rd Prize – Jessie Tong (Year 11)

7th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for International Secondary School Students
• 2nd Prize – Yun Jin Lee (Year 11)
• 3rd Prize – Terra Sudarmana (Year 11)

Yun Jin Lee will be representing Australia in the Semi-Finals and Finals to be held in China, Kunming, from 20 October to 4 November 2014.