Alongside Grosse Pointe Academy Chinese teacher
Shanyi Chen are, from left, Jyen-ai Jones, Carly
Demkowicz and Rae Anne Woodman. The trio won
fi rst place in the third-year division. Photos by Nora Ezop
May 09, 2013Led by Chinese teacher Shanyi Chen, 15 middle school students from the Grosse Pointe Academy participated in the fifth annual Michigan China Quiz Bowl Saturday, April 13, at L’Anse Creuse North High School.
The Confucius Institute at Wayne State University sponsored the event, which featured quiz bowl-style questions pertaining to Mandarin language learning and Chinese geography. Non-heritage Chinese language learners competed in first- through third-year middle school divisions and first- through fourth-year high school divisions.
With science teacher Wendy Jerome are the top
four winners from GPA in the Science and
Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit, from left,
Sophie Leslie (third place), Lindsay Martin (second
place), Ian Homsy (third place), and Karina
Minanov (second place).
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