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Four students receive awards at Toyama Cup

May 06, 2008

Four undergraduates received awards at the Toyama Cup speech contest, a state-wide Japanese language competition sponsored by the Japan-America Society of Oregon.

In the Division One competition, which includes competitors with one year or less of formal language study, Aaron Kim ‘09 received first place, while Kiersi Burkhart ‘09 took home third. Sarah Gordon ‘10 received an Award of Encouragement. In Division Two, where students with two or more years of formal study compete, sophomore Lisa Tsubouchi received third place.