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Senior earns first prize in state Japanese showcase

Irene Zheng A Lafayette senior, Irene Zheng, earned the top prize in the eighth annual Japanese Speech Contest/Skit Presentation Showcase for her speech “My special memory.” Fifteen students from across the Commonwealth participated in the 2021 event, which went virtual under COVID-19 restrictions. The showcase is designed for students in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Tennessee who are learning Japanese. For more information, please email teacher Mariko Barnes.

(Posted March 26, 2021)