Five students from Chinese program at the University of Iowa participated in the 2023 Midwest University Chinese Speech Contest on April 15 and won two First Prizes, two Second Prizes, and a Third Prize. The contest consisted of two components: an original speech delivered in Chinese and a performance of a talent related to Chinese language and culture. Competing against around 60 contestants from Mid-west universities across Mid-west states, the UI students demonstrated their Chinese speaking ability as well as their knowledge and passion about Chinese culture and tradition. Congratulations on their wonderful achievement!
Julian Anguiano安俊亮 won the First Prize in second-year Chinese non-heritage group.
Serina Kendrick 赵心宁won the Second Prize in second-year Chinese heritage group.
Khanh Vinh won the First Prize in third-year Chinese non-heritage group.
Cece Kelly-Harvey won the Third Prize in second-year Chinese non-heritage group.