MCLL department congratulates winners of Kansas City Japanese Contest

This year, Japanese-language students from Wichita State competed in the annual Heart of America Japan-America Society’s Japanese Contest held March 9 at Johnson County Community College.

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures (MCLL) and Japanese program congratulates the winners:

  • Caleb Buhler won first prize for the speech competition and second for the JLPT N5 Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz
  • Quyen Tran placed first and Sheridan Peterson came in second for their Japanese-language tanka poem
  • Eve Moore placed second in the culture quiz
  • Julia Gonzalez won first place for her 4-panel manga
  • Ricardo Castillo took first place and Sean Hall third in the English-language tanka poetry competition

The MCLL department thanks all of the students who entered and the hard work they put into their entries.