French Students Recognized with National Exam Honors

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Deer Park students have ranked regionally and nationally in the National French Exam, administered by the American Association of Teachers of French. Many students from the district took the test, with four students – two from Robert Frost Middle School and two from Deer Park High School – placing in Suffolk County and the nation.

High school sophomores Danny Desroches and Yasameen Saleem competed on Level 3. Danny was ranked fifth in the Suffolk County chapter and 11th nationally, while Yasameen was ranked seventh in the county and 13th nationally. Robert Frost Middle School eighth-graders Sabah Siddique and Kathleen Colbert placed in the top ten of Suffolk County and nationally. Sabah competed on Level 1A, placing seventh in the county and eighth nationwide, and Kathleen on Level 1B, placing eighth in the county and ninth nationwide.