EHS world language students score well

EASLEY — Nearly two dozen Easley High School students earned national recognition for excellent performance on the 2016 National Spanish Examinations.

Ashley Lynch earned gold placement, Ashton Downs and Prajwal Patel earned silver placement, and Leanna Gibson, Levi Wilson, Katelyn Dailey and Olivia Roach earned bronze placement, along with 15 honorable mentions.

Attaining any placement is very prestigious because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States, with well over 160,000 students participating in 2016.

Students from Easley High School have a long history of high achievement on these exams and were taught by Spanish teachers Shannon Wood, Brad Seabrook, Juan Ubeda, Sara Abarca and Monika Santiago.