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Plainfield North, East high school students earn honors on national Spanish test

Nearly 100 students at Plainfield North and East high schools students earned national honors for their excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examination.

Students in Advanced Placement Spanish and Spanish 3 Honors were part of the more than 150,000 students nationwide who took the test this year.

“Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the exams.

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese sponsors the National Spanish Examinations. Sixth through twelfth-grade students can take the test.

These students earned a Gold Medal for scoring in the 95th to 100th percentiles:

Plainfield North High School

  • Marvin Loezza (junior)

Plainfield East High School

  • Samarah Santana Silva (senior)
  • Emmanuel Angomas (junior)
  • Salma Lopez (junior)
  • Evelyn Montiel (junior)
  • Alexandra Nevarez (junior)

These students earned a Silver Medal for scoring in the 85th to 94th percentiles:

Plainfield North High School

  • Megi Mecolli (senior)
  • Colin Maseman (senior)
  • Eliza Busch-Lawm (junior)
  • Patrick Elster (junior)
  • Collin Nye (junior)
  • Keya Panchal (junior)
  • Annie Robey (junior)
  • Shreya Sharma (junior)
  • Amanda Slutzky (junior)
  • Tricia Tabladillo (junior)
  • Sammy Valdez (junior)
  • Angelina Chartrand (junior)
  • Yareli Garcia (junior)

Plainfield East High School

  • Nicole Chlibovytsch (senior)
  • Anthony Crawley (senior)
  • Emily Santiago (senior)
  • Tahj Yearby (senior)
  • Darian Alonzo (junior)
  • Zara Bangash (junior)
  • Abigail Brouillard (junior)
  • Mike Esquivel (junior)
  • Yolanda Everson (junior)
  • Michelle Giron (junior)
  • Francisco Maldonado (junior)
  • Emily Ortega (sophomore)

These students earned a Bronze Medal for scoring in the 75th to 84th percentiles:

Plainfield North High School

  • Lucas Boger (senior)
  • Mariam Hussain (senior)
  • Thomas Daugherty (senior)
  • Haresh Jhaveri Cruz (senior)
  • Jessica Avelar (junior)
  • Anthony Arquilla (junior)
  • Jarett Gundersen (junior)
  • Zainub Haveliwala (junior)
  • Norhan Tobaa (junior)
  • Nicholas Bernier (junior)

Plainfield East High School

  • Darlyne Hernandez (senior)
  • Shivam Malhotra (senior)
  • Emma Korp (junior)
  • Michelle Lawdensky (junior)
  • Nikitha Nagumalli (junior)
  • Matthew Seper (junior)
  • Joshua Tagtmeyer (junior)
  • Colleen Weaver (junior)

These students earned an Honorable Mention for scoring in the 50th to 74th percentiles:

Plainfield North High School

  • Stephanie Petrov (senior)
  • Anthony Rich (senior)
  • Rohale Ahmad (junior)
  • Bianca Atienza (junior)
  • Trina Bhattacharyya (junior)
  • Nathan Domabyl (junior)
  • Ashu Duggal (junior)
  • Anna Mallari (junior)
  • Isabelle Miller (junior)
  • Stuti Patel (junior)
  • Marisa Pena (junior)
  • Alexa Ratini (junior)
  • Ian Rich (junior)
  • Kaitlyn Robertson (junior)
  • Kaitlyn Sandora (junior)
  • Mackenzie Schlanser (junior)
  • Rubaab Shaikh (junior)
  • Kaylee Stimac (junior)
  • Yasmeen Tobaa (junior)
  • Alyssa Wolski (junior)
  • Hannah Heyden (junior)
  • Dayanara Rodriguez (junior)
  • Michael Huizar (junior)
  • Luis Patino (junior)
  • Braulio Crespo (sophomore)

Plainfield East High School

  • Amaiya Allen (senior)
  • Alicen Ford (senior)
  • Sophie Ghahtani (senior)
  • Gale Gomez (senior)
  • Olivia Jenkins (senior)
  • Joshua Kayiwa (senior)
  • Victoria Trefry (senior)
  • Citlaly Leanos (senior)
  • Raul Montiel-Alcaraz (senior)
  • Graciana Trillo-Ruggles (senior)
  • Stefany Ayala (junior)
  • Isabelle Garza (junior)
  • Natalia Gonzalez (junior)
  • Cindy Leal (junior)
  • Andrea Moncada (junior)
  • Dario Perez (junior)
  • Natalie Rico (junior)
  • Nadia Salamanca (junior)
  • Jannet Salas (junior)
  • Diana Sanchez (junior)
  • Madelynn Seper (junior)
  • Molly Wiatrak (junior)
  • Karina Ferreira (sophomore)