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Oakwood Linguistics Students Inspired by Experts at the Middlebury Institute

Oakwood High School Linguistics students spent the day in Monterey meeting with several individuals at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Soon after arriving, the group sat down with Lama Ranjous, a graduate student in International Policy and Development program, to discuss the role of language and cultural competence in her work and studies. The group also met with Thor Sawin, a professor of teaching English and second languages. They wrapped up the day with a Q&A session with Holly Mikkelson, a professor of Translation and Interpretation. Everyone who attended went home that evening inspired by the words of the individuals at the Middlebury Institute.

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Oakwood High School Student Demonstrates Outstanding Academic Promise as Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program

Claire M. was featured in the Morgan Hill Times for qualifying as a semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Out of approximately 1.6 million applicants, only the highest-achieving students on the qualifying test from each state move forward to this level of the competition. As a semifinalist, Claire is now a step closer to becoming a Merit Scholar. The winners will be announced in February 2018.

Click here to read the article in the Morgan Hill Times.

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